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Grilled Turkey-Stuffed Pita Sandwiches

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Grilled Turkey-Stuffed Pita Sandwiches
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4

Enjoy your dinner with these pita sandwiches filled with turkey, tomato and lettuce served with sauce - ready in 25 minutes.

Updated February 3, 2011

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 1/2
    cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4
    cup drained shredded cucumber
  • 2
    radishes, halved, sliced
  • 1/4
    teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8
    teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Pitas

  • 4
    lean fresh ground turkey patties (1 lb.)
  • 2
    tablespoons purchased Italian salad dressing
  • 4
    ( 6-inch) pita (pocket) breads
  • 8
    thin slices tomato
  • 4
    leaves leaf lettuce

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat grill. In small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well. Set aside. Brush turkey patties on both sides with salad dressing. Cut off 1 inch from top of each pita bread. Wrap pita breads in foil using double-fold seals.
  • 2
    When ready to grill, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink in center, turning once. Heat foil-wrapped pita breads on grill as turkey cooks.
  • 3
    Fill pita breads with cooked turkey, tomato and lettuce. Spoon sauce into sandwiches.

  • To drain the cucumber, grate it into a mesh sieve set over a bowl. Salt the cucumber lightly and let it stand for 15 minutes. Press the cucumber against the sieve and discard the liquid.
  • To broil turkey patties, spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray; place patties on sprayed pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as guide, turning once. Wrap pita breads in foil using double-fold seals; heat on oven rack below broiler pan.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
355
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
4g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
12%
12%
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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