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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Pinto Pita
Amount per Serving
Calories
325
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
48
mg
16
%
Sodium
 
437
mg
19
%
Potassium
 
630
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
44
g
15
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
26
g
52
%
Vitamin A
 
715
IU
14
%
Vitamin C
 
22
mg
27
%
Calcium
 
41
mg
4
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Chicken Pinto Pita

Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red pepper chopped small
  • 1 1/2 cups pinto beans rinsed and thoroughly drained
  • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 6 whole wheat pitas halved, toasted

Instructions

  • Heat oil in skillet on medium heat.
  • Once oil is hot, not smoking, add chicken, season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook chicken until firm to the touch, stir periodically, about 3-5 minutes.
    Then add pinto beans, garlic, green onions, red peppers, pinto beans, tomato, parsley and salt. Stir.
  • Cook until mixture is heated through, about 2-3 minutes.
    Remove from heat, and portion into toasted pita halves.
    Serve with lime wedge.
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Category: dairy-free, diabetic-friendly, entrees, poultry