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Greek Turkey Mini Pita Sandwich

Greek Turkey Mini Pita Sandwich

Refreshing cucumber yogurt sauce makes this little sandwich the perfect meal for a hot summer day.


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20 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time
8
servings

Ingredients

Turkey

1 (12- to 13-ounce) unseasoned turkey tenderloin  

Marinade

1/2 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Tzatziki Sauce

1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt

1 small (1 cup) cucumber, chopped

4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh dill

Sandwich

4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Italian Blend, cut into quarters

8 (5-inch) mini whole wheat pita pockets  

1 cup baby spinach leaves

1/3 cup grape tomatoes, sliced

 

 *Substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts. **Substitute (5-inch) white pita pockets. If you cannot find mini pita pockets, use full-sized pita pockets and cut each in half.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cut turkey tenderloin into 8 (about 1/2-inch thick) slices.

  2. STEP 2

    Place all marinade ingredients into large resealable plastic food bag; add turkey pieces. Tightly seal bag. Turn several times to coat turkey well. Place in 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, at least 30 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all tzatziki sauce ingredients in medium bowl; mix well. Refrigerate sauce until serving time.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat gas grill on medium-high or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  5. STEP 5

    Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade. Place turkey slices onto grill. Grill, turning once, 5-7 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF and is no longer pink. Top each turkey slice with 2 quarters cheese during last minute of cooking.

  6. STEP 6

    Cut 1-inch slice off one side of each pita pocket to create small opening. Tuck cut piece of pita inside pocket. Spoon about 1/4 cup tzatziki sauce into each pocket, spreading sauce to coat bread. Place spinach leaves, tomatoes slices and turkey slices into each pocket.

Nutrition (1 serving)

340 Calories
22 Fat (g)
40 Cholesterol (mg)
320 Sodium (mg)
19 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
19 Protein (g)
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