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Garbanzo Beans In Pita

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  Pita breads 6
  Canned dried chick peas 18 Ounce, drained, lightly mashed (Garbanzos)
  Minced fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 1 Small, mashed
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shredded lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tomatoes 3 Medium, chopped
  Cucumber 1 Medium, pared and diced
  Onion 6 Ounce, diced
  Plain unflavored yogurt 6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)

Cut a small piece of each pita bread off and reserve.
Open breads to form a pouch.
Set aside.
In bowl combine chick peas, parsley, lemon juice, garlic, cayenne, cumin, and coriander.
In separate bowl combine remaining ingredients.
Divide each mixture into 6 portions.
Stuff each pita bread with one portion of chick pea mixture and top each with one portion of vegetable-yogurt mixture.
Serve each with reserved end used as a garnish.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Stuffing, Bread

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 286 Calories from Fat 21

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.8%

Saturated Fat 0.57 g2.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2 mg0.7%

Sodium 548.9 mg22.9%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30.1%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 11 g23%

Vitamin A 140.1% Vitamin C 60.9%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Garbanzo Beans In Pita Recipe