Grilled Chicken Pita

Number of Servings: 4 (314g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Grilled Chicken Pita

Grilling brings out the best flavor and texture in eggplant, making it an excellent companion to chicken in this simple summer sandwich. Serve with a seasonal greens salad to round out the rainbow of vegetables more fully, and while you’ve got the grill out, toss some sweet peaches on there for a nutritious, luscious dessert.

Ingredients

  • Marinade:

    • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
    • ¼ cup fat-free Italian dressing
    • 1 Tbsp. chopped basil
    • Pepper to taste

    Pitas:

    • 1 small eggplant, sliced
    • 2 skinless chicken breasts
    • 2 plum tomatoes, cored and halved
    • 4 whole wheat pitas, halved

Directions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  2. Whisk together the marinade ingredients. Split the marinade into two bowls, one for basting and one for dressing.
  3. Brush half the dressing on the eggplant, chicken, and tomatoes. Grill, flipping once, until the chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF and the veggies are tender (15-20 minutes). Discard remaining basting marinade.
  4. Warm the pitas in the microwave for a few seconds until they are soft and pliable.
  5. Slice the grilled chicken, stuff into the warmed pitas with slices of eggplant and tomato, and drizzle with remaining marinade.
  6. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 314g

Amount per serving
Calories 310
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 440mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 10g
Includes 1g Added Sugars 2%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 0g
Protein 21g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 112.8mg 8%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Potassium 730mg 15%
Vitamin A 21.5mcg 2%
Vitamin C 7.4mg 8%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 10%
Vitamin K 12mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 20%
Niacin 11.4mg 70%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 72.6mcg 18%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 6%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 18.6mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.3mg 25%
Phosphorus 168.6mg 15%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 41mg 10%
Zinc 0.7mg 6%
Selenium 13.9mcg 25%
Copper 0.2mg 15%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 8.4mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Eggplant, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Whole Wheat Pita Bread (stone Ground Whole Wheat Flour, Water, Wheat Gluten, Yeast, Contains 2% Or Less Of The Following: Sugar, Salt, Calcium Propionate (preservative)), Tomatoes, Fat Free Italian Dressing (water, Distilled Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Contains Less Than 2% Of Dried Garlic, Maltodextrin, Soybean Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Dried Onion, Xanthan Gum, Dried Red Bell Pepper, Sodium Benzoate And Potassium Sorbate (as Preservatives), Calcium Disodium Edta To Protect Flavor, Spices, Vitamin E Acetate, Reb A, Caramel Color, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Modified Corn Starch), Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil, Basil.

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