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Mexican Pita Pockets

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  Ground white skinless turkey meat 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned pinto beans 16 Ounce (Undrained, 1 Can, Ranch Type)
  Salsa/Taco sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole wheat bread loaf/White pita bread loaf 3 , halved
  Shredded lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated nonfat cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For mock sour cream
  Nonfat cottage cheese 8 Ounce, drained (1 Carton)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Plain nonfat yogurt 1 Tablespoon

For Mock Sour Cream: Blend ingredients in a blender until smooth.
Set aside.
Note: You can use fat-free sour cream instead of mock sour cream.
Brown turkey meat and onion in a bowl in the microwave about 3-4 minutes.
Cover with a piece of waxed paper as you cook them.
Add beans and salsa and heat.
Spoon 1/2 of the mixture into each pita pocket half.
Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese, Mock Sour Cream, and additional salsa if desired.

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Mexican Pita Pockets Recipe