Thursday, July 23, 2009

Italian Chicken Pitas

I kind of fell in love with pitas when I lived in Las Vegas. They are just so stinkin' simple, cheap and delicious. I have a ga-zillion recipes with pitas, so whenever they go on sale be sure to buy several and keep them in your freezer. They make the perfect lunch, they even travel well when we have a picnic. Can I get a "woot" for pitas please?
*To warm pitas there's the fast way (10-15 seconds in the microwave) or you can spread butter on the pita and warm on a pan to give you a delicious crisp. Mmmmm
*Be adventerous with this recipe, add crumbled bacon, olives, cheese, boiled egg, diced cucumbers, sprouts, go crazy!

Husband Rating: 5 stars

2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
5 TB Italian Salad Dressing
1 roma tomato, diced
1 cup shredded lettuce
6 whole wheat pitas
1 TB diced onion (optional)
Ranch Dressing (optional)

Slice chicken into thin strips. In a skillet, cover chicken with Italian Dressing and cook over medium heat until no longer pink. Warm pitas, slice and open. Stuff each pita with chicken, lettuce, onion and tomato. Drizzle with Ranch or honey mustard.

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