Italian Chicken Pockets Recipe

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Italian Chicken Pockets Recipe
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Italian Chicken Pockets Recipe

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"My sister-in-law prepared these hearty sandwiches that are filled with chicken, mushrooms and pepperoni," writes Tricia Buss of Telford, Pennsylvania. "My husband loved them so much, he insisted I ask for the recipe."
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 3 pita breads (6 inches), halved and warmed
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat in oil until no longer pink. Add green pepper and mushrooms; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Add pepperoni and spaghetti sauce; heat through.
Spoon into pita bread halves. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Italian Chicken Pockets in Quick Cooking November/December 2002, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 304 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 700mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.

  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 3 pita breads (6 inches), halved and warmed
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional
  1. In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat in oil until no longer pink. Add green pepper and mushrooms; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Add pepperoni and spaghetti sauce; heat through.
  2. Spoon into pita bread halves. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Italian Chicken Pockets in Quick Cooking November/December 2002, p44

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