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Vegetarian Chickpea Pitas

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Ingredients
  Chopped fresh dill 1 Tablespoon
  Tahini 1 Tablespoon (sesame paste)
  Sour cream 1 Tablespoon
  Half and half 1 Tablespoon
  Canned chickpeas 3 Ounce, rinsed and drained
  Feta cheese 1 1⁄2 Ounce, crumbled
  Pitas 4 Ounce, heated (2 pieces, 2 ounce each)
  Lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Tomato slices 4
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small mixing bowl, add the dill, tahini, sour cream, and half-and-half. Mix well.
2) Keep stirring until the mix is smooth and creamy.
3) To this, add chickpeas and feta cheese. Mix well.
4) Now, with a knife, cut each pita into half crosswise. This makes 4 halves.
5) Then, open each half to form a pocket.

SERVING
6) To serve, fill each pita half with 1/4 cup lettuce, 1 tomato slice, and 1/4 cup of the chickpea mix. Serve fresh.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Sandwich
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chickpea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 344 Calories from Fat 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.6 mg8.5%

Sodium 688.1 mg28.7%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.1%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 13 g25.6%

Vitamin A 63.6% Vitamin C 30.4%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 14.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Vegetarian Chickpea Pitas Recipe