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Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two

Italian Pita Pockets

These Italian Pita Pocket sandwiches are quite delicious and filling. They are easy and quick to make, ready in just 20 minutes.

The best part is it’s all made in just one pan for easy clean up.

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You can use chicken, pork, beef, or ground beef to mix it up a bit. This recipe serves 2 people and makes 4 half pita sandwiches.

Need a side dish? Try this recipe with BLT Macaroni Salad or this Potato Salad. Use the rest of your pitas when you make these Gyro Style Pitas for Two.

How to make Italian Pita Pockets:

Heat the oil in a medium frying pan. Add the green pepper and cubed or ground meat of your choice. Fry until the meat is cooked through. Need a new frying pan? Click here for non-stick cookware.

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Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two - add green pepper and meat to the frying pan

Stir in the seasonings, water, and tomato paste.

Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two - add the seasonings, water, and tomato paste

Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 1 – 3 minutes until thickened.

Fill each half pita with the lettuce if desired, meat mixture and mozzarella cheese. Serve and Enjoy.

Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two

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Yield: Serves 2

Italian Pita Pockets

Italian Pita Pockets

These Italian Pita Pocket sandwiches are quite delicious and filling. They are easy and quick to make, ready in just 20 minutes. The best part is it’s all made in just one pan for easy clean up. You can use chicken, pork, beef, or ground beef to mix it up a bit.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound cubed boneless pork (chicken, beef or ground beef)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (diced small)
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 whole pita breads (cut in half)
  • Shredded Mozzarella
  • Lettuce (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium frying pan. Add the green pepper and cubed or ground meat of your choice. Fry until the meat is cooked through. Click here for non-stick cookware.
  2. Stir in the seasonings, water, and tomato paste.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 1 - 3 minutes until thickened.
  4. Fill each half pita with the lettuce if desired, meat mixture and mozzarella cheese. Serve and Enjoy.

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Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 392 Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 71mg Sodium: 952mg Carbohydrates: 38g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 4g Protein: 31g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Heather McLean
    July 21, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    these look delish! thanks for sharing

    • Reply
      Zona
      July 21, 2017 at 6:07 pm

      These are really good and versatile since you can use different meats in it. Thanks for your comment Heather 🙂

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    Easy Gyro Style Pitas Recipe for Two • Zona Cooks
    July 24, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    […] Need something to go with it? Try this Potato Salad for Two or this Red Velvet Cake for Two. Use the rest of your pitas when you make these Italian Pita Pockets for Two. […]

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