Chicken Caesar Pitas

By AddassaMari

 Chicken Caesar Pitas
Ingredients
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 4 ounces each)

  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat Caesar dressing

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 2 cups romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped

  • 1/4 cup carrot, shredded (1 small carrot)

  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, shredded

  • 2 whole-wheat pita (pocket) breads (6 inch), cut in half to form pockets

  • 1 plum (Roma) tomato, thinly sliced

Directions
  1. Set oven control to broil. Brush both sides of chicken with 1 tablespoon of the dressing; sprinkle with pepper.

  2. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170° F). Cool about 5 minutes. Cut into thin slices.

  3. In medium bowl, toss lettuce, carrot, and cheese with remaining dressing until coated. Fill each pita bread half with tomato and chicken; top with lettuce mixture.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Calories
220
Total Fat
7 g
Cholesterol
45 mg
Sodium
480 mg
Total Carbohydrate
22 g
Protein
18 g

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22 replies

LadyKDC
LadyKDC 2011-07-08 11:13:46 -0500 Report

This will get this made for our lunch tomorrow. I am always looking for ways to change up on our chicken dishes. Thanks for sharing.

cottoncandybaby
cottoncandybaby 2011-06-07 08:59:31 -0500 Report

Caesar Chicken Salad is one of my favorites dishes, and I am pretty picky eater…it sounds great…will make it tonight!

lady traveler
lady traveler 2011-03-17 18:25:00 -0500 Report

To ru12c41…my counselor told me that each meal should be between 25 and 40 grams of carbs…so 22 is OK, in fact good.

ru12c41
ru12c41 2011-03-17 14:35:32 -0500 Report

Thanks for sharing, but I think 22 g carbs is still too high. ? ? ? I don't really know and I have not been able to find out how much is too much.