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Chicken Breast Pita Sandwich

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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450
Calories
22 g
Total Fat
8 g
Dietary Fiber
21 g
Protein
45 g
Total Carbs
 Chicken Breast Pita Sandwich

Chicken breasts and Fresh California Avocados make a delicious sandwich.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
    Vinaigrette Dressing
1/3  cup  chicken broth
tsp.  vegetable oil
Tbsp.  lemon juice
tsp.  Dijon-style mustard
1/3    clove garlic, crushed
    Sandwich
cups  lettuce, shredded
  boneless chicken breasts, cooked, skinned and shredded
1/3    red onion, diced
1/3  cup  ripe olives, thinly sliced
  Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and cubed
  fresh pita bread rounds

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

Vinaigrette

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Sandwich

  1. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, chicken, onion and olives. Just before serving, gently mix in avocado.
  2. Divide sandwich stuffing into equal portions and carefully spoon into pita bread.
  3. Before serving, generously drizzle vinaigrette dressing over each stuffed half.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with a fresh fruit salad.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc or Viognier.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 450
Total Fat 22 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 mg
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 21 g
Total Carbs 45 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 580 mg
Potassium 647 mg
Total Sugar 2 g

Vitamin A 849 IU; Vitamin C 13 mg; Calcium 97 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 158 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 10%; Iron 15%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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