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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.

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Tahini Sauce

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1 cup low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt
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2 Tbs. tahini
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1 clove garlic, minced
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1 tsp. fresh lemon juice

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4 large whole wheat pita breads
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8 oz. soft tofu, well-drained and cubed
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4 ripe plum tomatoes, diced
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1 cup fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
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1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, sunflower or mung bean )
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1 large ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and cut into thin wedges

Instructions: 

  1. Sauce: In a small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients until blended.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
385
Protein: 
19 g
Total Fat: 
15 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
51 g
Cholesterol: 
1 mg
Sodium: 
390 mg
Fiber: 
15 g
Sugar: 
g
Yield: 
4 Servings