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Tossed Salad Pita

Categories: No cook, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Sandwiches

Children can learn to love salads by eating them in a pita.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 2 pita breads, cut in half
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce, iceberg, romaine, spinach, or a combination
  • 1/4 cup peppers, red, green, or yellow, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup cheese, cheddar or mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/2 cup low-fat salad dressing, of your choice

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  1. Cut pita bread in half. Set aside.
  2. Combine all salad ingredients in small bowl. Toss thoroughly.
  3. Fill each pita pocket with salad. Sprinkle with salad dressing.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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