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Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

 Pita Pocket Chicken Salad
We wanted something cool for lunch one summer day, so I tossed together whatever I had in the refrigerator. This wonderful salad was the result. Guests enjoy the sweet grapes, tender chicken and crunchy almonds...and the always ask for the recipe.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup poppy seed salad dressing
  • 6 pita pocket halves
  • Leaf lettuce, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the chicken, grapes, cucumber, almonds and
  • mozzarella cheese. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Line pita
  • breads with lettuce if desired; fill with chicken salad. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 492 calories, 21 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 549 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.