Avocado Chicken Pitas
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 4 whole pita breads
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 3/4 pound rotisserie chicken, cut into strips
- 1 medium tomato, chopped
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- Brush one side of each pita bread with oil. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until browned and crisp.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mash avocado with the lemon juice, salt, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce. Spread over pitas. Layer with chicken, tomato and cheese.
- Bake for 5-6 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 723 calories, 42g fat (16g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 1265mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 46g protein.
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Jun 17, 2013
This was very good. The pesto is what made this recipe. I think next time I am going to add some bacon, olives, cilantro and green onion for toppers just for more yummy goodness.
Oct 21, 2012
After seeing the picture, i was very intigued. I never thought you can have a "pizza" with avocado "sauce". :)I didnt have pita bread on hand so i made dough by using another recipe on this site: https://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Parmesan-Breadsticks-2I know its for bread sticks but it was very good as a pizza dough :) i baked a pizza dough and put on the toppings to heat again. I didnt use the hot pepper or e lemon juice (not a big fan of either) but i did spice it up a li'l with paprika and regular pepper. My 20 month old devoured a slice (without the added paprika) yum yum!
Aug 9, 2011
Very good and easy.
Apr 4, 2011
delicious and easy! the pita bread makes a nice crispy crust.
Nov 16, 2010
My family loves this recipe and have made it many times. It is quick and easy-definitely try this!
Jul 7, 2009
I was so excited when I tried this recipe, and discovered that my kids would eat avocado this way! Kid and Adult friendly!NM
Nov 19, 2008
My husband and I loved this! We will definitely be making this again!
Jul 21, 2008
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Jul 21, 2008
Delicious! I loved it! I didn't have any chicken, but I used bacon bits instead and it was awesome! Thanks for a great recipe, that I will certainly use again!