Brain Power Pita Pockets
Packed with antioxidants (sesame seed paste, tomatoes, spinach, avocado), B vitamins (whole wheat pitas, spinach) and protein (yogurt, tofu), these pitas will give your brain a midday boost.
Ingredient Set Name:
1 cup low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt
2 Tbs. tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
4 large whole wheat pita breads
8 oz. soft tofu, well-drained and cubed
4 ripe plum tomatoes, diced
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, sunflower or mung bean )
1 large ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and cut into thin wedges
- Sauce: In a small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients until blended.
- Slice an edge from each pita bread and carefully open pockets. In medium bowl, combine tofu, tomatoes and lettuce. Add 1/4 cup of sauce and toss gently to mix. Spoon the mixture into each pocket. Divide sprouts and avocado among the sandwiches. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon of tahini sauce. Serve right away.