Mexican Pita Pile Ups

By Avera

  • 4 Bread, pita, whole wheat, small, 4"

  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast, diced

  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/4 cup canned green chile peppers , mild

  • 1 cup chopped tomato , seeded

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

  • 2 oz canned black olives , drained, sliced (about 15 olives)

  • 1 cup Cheese, cheddar, sharp, reduced fat, finely shredded

  1. Place pita breads on work surface. Top each with 1/4 cup chicken, lime juice, cumin, chilies, tomato, cilantro, olives and cheese.

  2. Place each pita in quart-sized resealable plastic food storage bag. Seal and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. To serve, place pita on microwavable plate. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes until crust is slightly firm.

Nutritional Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222.8
Total Carbs 19.2g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 1.5g
Total Fat 8.5g
Saturated Fat 4g
Unsaturated Fat 4.5g
Potassium 117.5mg
Protein 19.8g
Sodium 445.5mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/4 Fat
1 Meat
1 Starch
1/2 Vegetable
1 1/4 Very Lean Meat

lunch pita whole grains chicken chicken/poultry green chilies cilantro cheddar mexican

4 replies

Kelly H
Kelly H 2010-10-18 15:02:57 -0500 Report

I'm not sure if the servings per recipe is really 1?? With 4 pitas??
Since this is a diabetic site and many of us take insulin, it is extremely important that this info. is accurate!

Anonymous 2010-10-13 18:36:58 -0500 Report

I don't believe 19.2 carbs total. One 4" whole wheat pita has 16 carbs. A full size pita, 6" has 35 carbs. And this whole recipe is for one serving!