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Cobb Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:


Cook time:

15 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
330 Calories
17 g Fat
5 g Fiber
730 mg Sodium
27 g Carbs
Cobb Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets


I love pita pockets for quick meals on the go. They are so versatile, but one of my favorite ways to stuff them is with Cobb Salad fillings. Delicious California Avocados, hard boiled eggs, bacon, chicken and ham for protein, and tomatoes and lettuce for additional nutrients. Drizzle a little Creamy Avocado Ranch salad dressing on top and you have a filling and tasty meal you can grab and go!


Serves: 8

4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced
1 Roma tomato, diced
1 hard-boiled egg, diced
1 grilled chicken breast, diced
1 cup diced cooked ham
1/4 cup diced cooked bacon
4 pitas, halved
As needed Creamy Avocado Cilantro Ranch Dip (see make-ahead recipe below)
Creamy Avocado Cilantro Ranch Dip
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
1 cup light sour cream
1 jalapeño pepper, stem removed (feel free to remove the seeds if you don't like it spicy)
1 lime, juiced (or more depending on your preference)
1 green onion, diced
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp. ranch seasoning mix
1/2 tsp. salt

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


  1. Open a pita pocket and layer lettuce first, then add additional ingredients until "stuffed". Drizzle with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Ranch Dip.

Creamy Avocado Cilantro Ranch Dip Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until creamy.

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.

Copyright © 2013, Kristen Doyle

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 330
Total Fat 17 g (Sat 4.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 8 g)
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 730 mg
Potassium 550 mg
Total Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 19 g

Vitamin A 2390 IU; Vitamin C 11 mg; Calcium 86 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 14 IU; Folate 123 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.19 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 26%; Vitamin A 50%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 8%; Iron 10%

*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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