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Vegan Greek Pita

(Last Updated On: September 1, 2020)

A quick & easy vegan lunch that’s perfectly packable for your lunchbox, both warm or cold. Pair with a fresh salad of sliced cucumber, cherry tomatoes and avocado tossed with lemon juice, pepper and salt.

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Vegan Greek Pita

Vegan Greek Pita

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 whole wheat pitas
  • 1/2 cup hummus
  • 6 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onion, pepper, oregano and garlic. Cook 5 minutes or until onions are translucent.
  2. Warm pitas (optional) in microwave or stovetop.
  3. Slice each pita in half, making six pockets. Spread hummus on inside of pitas. Fill evenly with pepper mixture, Romaine, tomatoes and olives.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 231Total Fat: 8.79gSodium: 314mgCarbohydrates: 32.39gFiber: 6.57gProtein: 7.15g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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