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Cheesy Barbecue Beef Sandwich Pockets

Cheesy Barbecue Beef Sandwich Pockets
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4
Dinner ready in 15 minutes! Enjoy these cheesy sandwiches filled with cheese, barbecue beef and ranch salad dressing topped by tomato and lettuce.
Updated February 8, 2011

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

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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1240mg
52%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
14g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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