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Homemade tzatziki elevates this recipe from basic, good sandwich to basic, great sandwich, but if you’re in a hurry, store-bought will do the job.



  • ¾ cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ European cucumber, grated
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. dill
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper


  • 4 (6") whole-wheat pita pockets
  • ½ cup hummus
  • 5 oz. mixed greens
  • 16 grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ lb. cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • ¼ cup shredded light sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Mix all tzatziki ingredients together. Cover and refrigerate to let flavors meld (1-2 hours).
  2. Slice pita pockets in half, and pull sides apart to create a pocket. Spread hummus in each and fill with greens and tomatoes.
  3. Mix chicken with tzatziki. Divide chicken-tzatziki mixture evenly between all pita halves. Top with shredded cheese.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 435; Total Fat 13.5g (18% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 2.5g (13% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 54mg (18% DV); Sodium 590mg (26% DV); Total Carbohydrate 46g (17% DV); Dietary Fiber 9g (32% DV); Total Sugars 7g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 36g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 20% DV; Iron 20% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Vitamin K 100% DV; Niacin 80% DV; Selenium 35% DV.
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