Veggie and Hummus Pita Sandwich


By Kate R. and sulakshana m. from Valley City Junior/Senior High School, Valley City/ North Dakota.

Description

This Mediterranean sandwich is full of flavor and texture. A lightly toasted pita smothered with creamy hummus and filled with crunchy cucumber, crisp bell pepper and juicy pieces of chicken. This main dish sandwich is filling and easy to eat on the go. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Calories205
From Fat10%
From Saturated Fat7%
From Sugar3%
Sodium315mg

Ingredients

Ingredient 6 servings 50 servings
Olive oil1 TBSP3 1/8 cups/1.27 lb
Red Wine Vinegar2 tsp1 1/2 cups/12 oz
Table Salt1/2 tsp1 Tbsp
Ground Black Pepper1/8 tsp1 tsp
Cucumber, thinly sliced3 oz1.5 lb
Green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced4 oz3 lb
Romaine lettuce, washed, dried and cut into bite-sized pieces4 oz3 lb
Cooked chicken cut into bite-sized pieces6 oz3 lb
Hummus3/4 cup6 1/4 cup
Enriched White Pita Bread3 pieces25 pieces

Preparation
  1. Combine oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and whisk until salt is dissolved. Add cucumber, bell pepper, lettuce, and chicken and toss until vegetables are coated and everything is combined.

  2. Lightly toast pita bread on both sides. Cut pita in half horizontally and gently open each half to create a pocket. Spread 2 tablespoons of hummus in each pita pocket, then fill with about 1 cup of vegetable mixture. Repeat with remaining pitas and vegetables.