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Champion Chicken Pockets

Champion Chicken Pockets

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Rated: 2
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish 15 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 21

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup bottled reduced-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted (optional)
  • 2 6 - 7 - inches whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved crosswise

Directions

  1. In a small bowl stir together yogurt and ranch salad dressing.
  2. In a medium bowl combine chicken, broccoli, carrot, and, if desired, nuts. Pour yogurt mixture over chicken; toss to coat. Spoon chicken mixture into pita halves. Makes 4 sandwiches.

Make Ahead Tip

  • TO MAKE AHEAD: Prepare as directed. Wrap each sandwich tightly in plastic wrap. Chill for up to 24 hours.

Tip

  • Tip: To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 231 cal., 8 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 53 mg chol., 392 mg sodium, 21 g carb. (3 g fiber), 20 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Vegetables (d.e): 0.5; Starch (d.e): 1; Fat (d.e): 0.5; Lean Meat (d.e): 2;