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Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two

July 19, 2017
Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two - delicious date night dinner!

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. 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.

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 -These 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. This recipe serves 2 people and makes 4 half pita sandwiches.

 

Italian Pita Pockets Recipe for Two - delicious date night dinner!
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Italian Pita Pockets
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
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. This recipe serves 2 people and makes 4 half pita sandwiches.
Course: Date Night, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 392 kcal
Ingredients (Choose US or Metric)
  • 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 instant 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.
  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.
Recipe Notes

Calories listed are per serving and calculated using pork. Recipe makes 2 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Italian Pita Pockets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 952mg 40%
Potassium 705mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 5.2%
Vitamin C 40.7%
Calcium 2%
Iron 15.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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