Cheesy Barbecue Beef Sandwich Pockets

Dinner ready in 15 minutes! Enjoy these cheesy sandwiches filled with cheese, barbecue beef and ranch salad dressing topped by tomato and lettuce.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1 1/3
cups purchased refrigerated beef in barbecue sauce
2
(8-inch) pita (pocket) breads, halved
1/4
cup purchased ranch salad dressing
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
cup chopped tomatoes

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat beef in barbecue sauce in medium saucepan over low heat until hot, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spread inside of each pita bread half with salad dressing. Place 1/4 cup cheese in each half. Top each with about 2 tablespoons lettuce and tomatoes.
  • 3 Spoon warm beef into pita halves. Top with remaining lettuce and tomatoes.
  • 1 Heat beef in barbecue sauce in medium saucepan over low heat until hot, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spread inside of each pita bread half with salad dressing. Place 1/4 cup cheese in each half. Top each with about 2 tablespoons lettuce and tomatoes.
  • 3 Spoon warm beef into pita halves. Top with remaining lettuce and tomatoes.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Look for beef in barbecue sauce in the supermarket meat department.

Hamburger or hoagie buns can be used in place of the pita bread. Layer dressing, the beef and the toppings inside each bun.

Serve these heart sandwiches with coleslaw, strawberries and iced tea.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1240mg
1240%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.