• Serves
    2
  • 199
    Calories

Dietician's Tip: Pita bread is a hollow flatbread that is a staple in the Middle East as well as Mediterranean regions. It can be cut in half and filled with just about anything.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole-wheat pita, cut in half
  • 2 or more leaves of romaine lettuce
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 thinly sliced tomato
  • 2 thin slices of red onion
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat smoked provolone cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Toast the pita bread halves in the toaster and open the pockets. Divide the lettuce, basil, tomato, onion and cheese, and layer between the 2 halves. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and freshly ground pepper. Serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: Half a filled pita

  • Calories 199
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Sodium 311 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Serving size Half a filled pita
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Dairy foods (low-fat or fat-free) 1
  • Grains and grain products 1
  • Vegetables 1
  • Carbohydrates 1
  • Protein and dairy 1
  • Vegetables 1
  • Meat and meat substitutes 1
  • Nonstarchy vegetables 1
  • Starches 1
Last Updated: 07-10-2015
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