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Avocado, Hummus, and Cheese Pita Pocket

Prep time: 5 minutes

Recipe makes: 1 serving

What you need:

  • 1 small whole-wheat pita pocket
  • 2 tbs. hummus
  • 1/8 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1 slice (1 oz.) reduced-fat Monterey jack cheese
  • 1/4 c. pea shoots or alfalfa sprouts

What to do:

  1. Cut the top off of the pita and open it slightly to make a pocket. Smear the inside of the pocket with hummus and stuff with cheese, avocado, and sprouts. Serve.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 290 calories
  • 14g protein
  • 12g fat
  • 4g sat. fat
  • 35g carbohydrate
  • 8g fiber
  • 15mg cholesterol
  • 260mg sodium
  • 14g sugars

Serves: 1

Serving size:1 pita

Tip: If you're trying to lose weight, be aware of the fat in this recipe. The amount of saturated fat means it's something you can't eat every day. Enjoy this recipe with a side of fresh vegetables (like baby carrots) or fruit (like sliced apple).

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN
Date Reviewed: 04-11-2015

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