Sunday, June 5, 2016

Chicken Avocado Pitas

These Chicken Avocado Pitas are healthy and filling, and taste just as great if they were packed full of calories.

This is one of our absolute favorite healthy summer sandwiches.
Chicken Avocado Pita, the PERFECT healthy summer sandwich! - The Cookie Rookie

½ lb shredded cooked rotisserie chicken
2 avocados cut into small pieces
½ c plain Greek yogurt
1 t cilantro
1 t garlic salt
6-8 cherry tomatoes
4 slices of thin baby Swiss cheese
Juice from half a lemon
4 whole wheat pita pockets
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

1. Put 1 piece of Swiss cheese into each pita pocket.
2. In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt and garlic salt. Set aside.
3. In a medium bowl, combine avocado, quartered tomatoes, lemon juice, and half of the cilantro. Set aside. In a skillet, brown the cooked chicken with the olive oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. While cooking, sprinkle with half of the cilantro.
4. Take off of heat and add ¼ of the chicken to each pita.

5. Top the chicken with a drizzle of the yogurt mixture followed by a large spoonful of the avocado mixture, all within the pita pocket. Can be served cold, or grilled on a sandwich maker/foreman grill for 2 minutes to serve warm.

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