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Roast Beef Garden Pitas Recipe

Roast Beef Garden Pitas Recipe

Showcasing lots of fresh veggies coated with horseradish mayonnaise, these packed pitas appeal to all. Men especially will like the hearty addition of roast beef.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 whole wheat pita pocket halves
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced deli roast beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons shredded carrot
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • DRESSING:
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Line pita halves with roast beef. In a small bowl, combine the broccoli, corn, cucumber, carrot, celery and onion.
  • 2. In another bowl, combine the dressing ingredients. Pour over vegetable mixture; toss to coat. Fill pita halves. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 filled pita half equals 172 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 579 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 14 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.