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Monday, August 13 2012

Purchased hummus is spread on the pita for this chicken sandwich. Fresh vegetables and yogurt are added next to make a filling lunch meal.


Chicken and Hummus Pitas
Recipe from 
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 32 mins
     tablespoon  olive oil
     teaspoon  lemon juice
    1/4  teaspoon  paprika
      Dash  salt
      Dash  black pepper
       skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (8 to 12 ounces)
     large  whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved
     7-ounce carton  hummus
    3/4  cup  coarsely chopped Roma tomatoes
    1/2  cup  thinly sliced cucumber
    1/3  cup  plain low-fat yogurt
In a small bowl combine oil, lemon juice, paprika, salt, and pepper. Place chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Brush both sides of chicken with the oil mixture. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat for 7 minutes. Turn chicken; broil 5 to 8 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink. Cool slightly; cut into strips.
To serve, carefully open pita halves and spead hummus inside; stuff with chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, and yogurt.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 289, Total Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 34 mg, Sodium 380 mg, Carbohydrate 31 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 20 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 0%. Exchanges: Starch 1.5, Other Carbohydrate .5, Fat 1. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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