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CHICKEN AVOCADO PITA SANDWICH

Healthy Lunch Ideas

10/3/2019, 6 a.m.

CHICKEN AVOCADO PITA SANDWICH SERVINGS: 4 / TOTAL TIME: 20 MINS

INGREDIENTS:

• 1/2 pound shredded cooked rotisserie chicken

• 2 avocados hollowed and cut into small pieces

• 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

• 1 teaspoon cilantro divided

• 1 teaspoon garlic salt

• 6-8 cherry tomatoes quartered

• 4 slices of thin baby Swiss cheese

• Juice from half a lemon

• 4 whole wheat pita pockets

• 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut 1 piece of Swiss cheese into each pita pocket.

  2. In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt and garlic salt. Set aside.

  3. In a medium size bowl, combine avocado, tomatoes, lemon juice, and half of the Cilanto. Set aside. In a skillet, brown the cooked chicken with the olive oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. While cooking, sprinkle with half of the cilantro.

  4. Take off of heat and add 1/4 of the chicken to each pita.

  5. Top the chicken with a drizzle of the yogurt mixture followed by a large spoonful of the avocado mixture, all within the pita pocket. Can be served cold, or grilled on a sandwich maker/foreman grill for 2 minutes to serve warm.