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Turkey Pita Pizzazz
Source: USDA Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services

Whole wheat pitas topped with turkey, spinach, and melted cheese.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 10 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205.8
Total Carbs 20.1 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Total Fat 7.1 g
Saturated Fat 3.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 627.4 mg
Protein 18.8 g
Sodium 437.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Meat , 1 1/2 Starch , 1 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0.125 tsp  powdered garlic
1 each  bay leaf
0.375 tsp  fresh basil
0 1/4 tsp  fresh thyme
1 pinch  white pepper
0.375 tsp  oregano leaves
1 tbsp  tomato juice
0 1/2 cup  tomato sauce
0.3333 cup  canned crushed tomatoes
5 each  large whole wheat pitas
5 oz  fresh spinach leaves
10 oz  skinless cooked turkey breast
10 oz  shredded mozzarella cheese
Directions
  1. Combine garlic, spices, and tomato juice in a saucepan. Boil and reduce until almost dry. Add tomato sauce and tomatoes. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Remove bay leaf.
  2. Lay whole pita pockets onto baking sheet. Spread 2 Tbsp of tomato sauce over each whole pita bread.
  3. Place 1/4 cup of lightly blanched spinach on sauce and top with 2 ounces of julienne turkey.
  4. Place 2 ounces (1/2 cup) shredded cheese on top of turkey.
  5. Bake in a conventional oven at 350 degrees F for 13 minutes until cheese is melted.
  6. Cut pitas into halves and serve one half per serving.

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