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Chicken Breast Pita Sandwich

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
450 Calories
22 g Fat
8 g Fiber
580 mg Sodium
45 g Carbs
Chicken Breast Pita Sandwich

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Chicken breasts and Fresh California Avocados make a delicious sandwich.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Vinaigrette Dressing
1/3 cup chicken broth
4 tsp. vegetable oil
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
1/3 clove garlic, crushed
Sandwich
2 cups lettuce, shredded
2 boneless chicken breasts, cooked, skinned and shredded
1/3 red onion, diced
1/3 cup ripe olives, thinly sliced
2 Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and cubed
4 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 (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 5 g, Mono 11 g)
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 580 mg
Potassium 647 mg
Total Carbohydrates 45 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugar 2 g
Protein 21 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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