Grilled Chicken Pita

Number of Servings: 4 (230g)
Prep 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 230g

Amount per serving
Calories 260
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 430mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 21g
Protein 19g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 27.6mg 2%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 535mg 10%
Vitamin A 21.3mcg 2%
Vitamin C 5.9mcg 6%
Vitamin E 1.7mg 10%
Vitamin K 9.9mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 20%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 10.5mg 70%
Vitamin B6 0.7mg 40%
Folate 27.2mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 6%
Biotin 4.3mcg 15%
Chloride 18.6mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.4mg 25%
Phosphorus 248.6mg 20%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 63.2mg 15%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 34.1mcg 60%
Copper 0.2mg 25%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5mcg 10%

* 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, Chicken Breast, Pita Bread (water, Wheat Gluten, Corn Starch, Flax, Oat Fiber, Whole Wheat Flour, Oat Bran, Yeast, Isolated Soy Protein, Soy Flour, Soy Oil, Sesame Flour, Salt, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Dextrose, Sodium Bicarbonate, Calcium Propionate (a Preservative), Fumaric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Mono And Diglycerides, Sucralose, Sodium Metabisulfite), Tomatoes, Fat Free Italian Dressing (water, Vinegar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Corn Syrup, Salt, Contains Less Than 2% Of Parmesan Cheese, Part-skim Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Garlic, Onion Juice, Whey, Phosphoric Acid, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate And Calcium Disodium Edta As Preservatives, Yeast Extract, Spice And Red Peppers, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Garlic, Buttermilk, Caramel Color, Sodium Phosphate, Enzymes, Oleoresin Paprika), Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil, Basil.

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