Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches Recipe

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Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches Recipe
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Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches Recipe

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When company is coming for lunch, this is my favorite sandwich to make, since it looks and tastes a bit fancy. Even kids like it because of the crunchy nuts and creamy filling. -Glenda Schwarz, Morden, Manitoba
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 6 pita pocket halves

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and lemon juice until smooth. Stir in the chicken, green pepper, onions, mustard, thyme, salt and pepper; refrigerate.
Just before serving, stir in walnuts. Spoon about 1/2 cup filling into each pita half. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches in Taste of Home April/May 1996, p27

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 6 pita pocket halves
  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and lemon juice until smooth. Stir in the chicken, green pepper, onions, mustard, thyme, salt and pepper; refrigerate.
  2. Just before serving, stir in walnuts. Spoon about 1/2 cup filling into each pita half. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches in Taste of Home April/May 1996, p27

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kathy User ID: 8984283 259569
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2017

"easy and delicious"

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Kab1225 User ID: 7851136 9563
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"I've been making these forever. They are delicious, quick and great for picnics! To make things go even quicker, occasionally I'll use a rotisserie chicken from the store :)"

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spmom User ID: 6433346 10310
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"I have been making these sandwiches since the recipe first appeared. They are always a huge hit! Delicious!"

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FriedaG User ID: 1671534 9060
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2009

"Made these pita sandwiches recently for a luncheon group meeting. They were a hit!"

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