Chopped Turkey and Peanut Pitas

Chopped Turkey and Peanut Pitas

Servings: 4

1/4 Cup chunky peanut butter
3 Tablespoons apple juice
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
1-1/2 Teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
1 Teaspoon minced garlic
1 Teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 Cups COOKED TURKEY, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 Cup chopped lettuce
1 tomato, seeded & cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 Cup cucumber, peeled, seeded & cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1/4 Cup chopped onion
4 Whole wheat (8-inch diameter) pita breads, cut in half

Method

  1. In small bowl combine peanut butter, apple juice, soy sauce, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, and hot pepper sauce; set aside.
  2. In medium bowl combine turkey, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and onion. Fold in peanut butter mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1/2 hour to chill.
  3. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup turkey mixture into each pita half.


Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 465
Protein 34 grams
Fat (27%) 14 grams
Carbohydrate 56 grams
Sodium 907 mg
Cholesterol 54 mg

Recipe by The National Turkey Federation.

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