Chicken, Pear and Spinach Pita

Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 6 servings
Good for: lunch, snack


  • 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 3 whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 ounce feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 small pear


  1. Brush chicken on both sides with some of the 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar. Place chicken in skillet and cook thoroughly on medium-high heat.
  2. Sauce: In a bowl, use a fork to stir together the feta, mayonnaise, milk, and the 1 teaspoon vinegar. Stir in green onion.
  3. To assemble, arrange spinach, pear slices, and chicken in pita bread halves. Spoon about 1 tbsp of sauce into each pita.


Serving size: 2 oz of chicken and 1/2 pita with sauce
216 calories, 16 g fat (2 g sat), 293 mg sodium,  24 g carbohydrates, 18  g protein, 39 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber


Recipe adapted from Eating Well
Photo courtesy of Eating Well

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