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Stir-Fry Pita Sandwich

Prep and Cook Time 17 minutes

YIELD Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

12 ounces chicken tenders
Nonstick cooking spray
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 cup zesty Italian dressing
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 pita bread rounds
8 leaves leaf lettuce
4 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

PREPARATION:

  1. Cut chicken tenders in half lengthwise and crosswise. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook and stir chicken over medium heat 3 minutes. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add Italian dressing and red pepper flakes; cover and cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat; uncover and let cool 5 minutes.
  2. While chicken mixture is cooling, cut pita breads in half to form pockets. Line each pocket with lettuce leaf. Spoon chicken filling into pockets; sprinkle with feta cheese.
Note
Salad dressings offer a surprising amount of convenience in the kitchen. Their basic components of oil, vinegar, herbs and spices provide a ready-made marinade or seasoned oil for cooking meats and poultry.
This recipe appears in: Sandwiches
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Sodium 1029 mg
Protein 30 g
Fiber 6 g
Carbohydrate 46 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Total Fat 28 g
Calories 536
DIETARY EXCHANGE:
Meat 2-1/2
Vegetable 2
Starch 2-1/2
Fat 4

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