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Moroccan Chicken Pitas Recipe

Moroccan Chicken Pitas

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Servings: 4

Estimated Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Try a taste of North Africa with this subtly spiced dish, sure to become a family favorite.

Recipe Nutritional Information:

Calories per Serving: 548

Total Protein per Serving: 42 grams 

Total Carbs per Serving: 70 grams

Total Fat per Serving: 12 grams

Saturated Fat per Serving: 2 grams

Total Fiber per Serving: 11 grams

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tsp chili powder  

1 tbsp ground cumin  

1 lb chicken breast, diced into ¾-inch cubes  

¼ tsp salt  

Nonstick spray  

1 large can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)  

1 small white onion, diced  

¼ cup parsley  

1 red bell pepper, diced  

1 medium tomato, diced  

2 tbsp olive oil  

4 large whole-wheat pitas, split  

1 cup plain low-fat yogurt


Mix chili powder, cumin, salt, and chicken in a large bowl. Add nonstick spray to large skillet and cook chicken on medium until chicken is fully cooked, mixing occasionally, about 5 to 6 minutes. 

Combine chickpeas, onions, parsley, tomato, bell pepper, and oil in mixing bowl. Add cooked chicken and toss.

Add salt if desired. Cut pitas in half and fill with mixture. Top with yogurt.



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