nutritional information

Per Pita:

  • Calories: 335
  • Protein: g
  • Total Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 68 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 586 mg
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Sugar: g

Greek Stuffed Pitas

Greek Stuffed Pitas

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

These pitas are wonderful served with a side dish of pasta, tossed with a little lemon-infused olive oil and garlic.
  • ½ tsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced in wedges
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, seeded and sliced ¾-inch thick
  • 2 medium yellow or green bell peppers, seeded and sliced ¾-inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large firm ripe tomato, cut into wedges
  • ⅓ cup Greek or kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 large pitas
  • 2 oz. feta cheese, optional

1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Heat pitas in oven until warmed through.

2. In large nonstick wok or skillet, heat oil over high heat.

3. Add onion, and cook, stirring often, 3 minutes. Add bell peppers and garlic, and cook, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes. Add tomato, olives, and oregano. Continue to stir often, until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Place warm pitas on individual plates. Divide vegetable mixture into equal portions, and place each inside pita pocket to make a sandwich. Sprinkle each sandwich with crumbled feta cheese, and serve hot. Alternatively, place peppers in baking dish, and sprinkle with feta. Microwave until cheese melts, about 2 minutes. Serve with or without pita bread.

May 2002 p.19

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