Potluck Pockets Recipe
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Potluck Pockets Recipe

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My husband taught me how to make these fun tasty sandwiches. They take little time to prepare, and we enjoy them all through the year. They don't last long on a buffet. -Debbie Jones, California, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 6 pita breads, halved
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Dash pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 168 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 1,012 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, garlic powder, cumin and Italian seasoning; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring sauce ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5-10 minutes. Spoon meat mixture into pita halves; top with sauce, tomatoes and lettuce. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Potluck Pockets in Taste of Home April/May 1995, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 168 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 1,012 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Thought this would be good open face on top of the pita bread.....did not care for the sauce - too vinegary and a strange mix of spices with the Worchestershire and soy sauce. Won't make this again."

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2010

"It wasnt something my family and I enjoyed. It is an easy fast meal to prepare though"

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