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Turkey and veggie stuffed pita

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This recipe is great for a healthy lunch or snack and can be a way use up some leftover turkey or chicken.

Ingredients 

  • 75 mL (1/3 cup) 0% fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) light mayonnaise
  • 5 mL (1 tsp) Dijon or yellow mustard
  • 1 mL (1/4 tsp) fresh ground black pepper
  • 375 mL (1 ½ cups) chopped cooked turkey breast meat (about 227 g /8 oz)
  • 125 mL (1/2 cup) diced red or green bell pepper
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) grated carrot
  • 2 whole grain pita pockets
  • 4 leaves Boston lettuce
  • Quarter of an English cucumber, thinly sliced

Directions 

  • In a large bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, and pepper. Stir in turkey, red pepper, and carrot until coated well.
  • Cut pitas in half and open pockets. Tuck lettuce and cucumber slices into each half and spoon in turkey mixture.

This recipe can be found, along with many others on Canada’s Food Guide’s website.