Chicken Avocado Pita Sandwiches
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Chicken Pita Sandwiches are a healthy and delicious lunch option. This Chicken Avocado Sandwich is perfect for work days. Easy to make and so much flavor! These Chicken Avocado Pita Pockets prove that healthy lunches don't have to taste boring.
- 1/2 pound shredded cooked rotisserie chicken
- 2 avocados hollowed and cut into small pieces
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon cilantro divided
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 6-8 cherry tomatoes quartered
- 4 slices of thin baby Swiss cheese
- Juice from half a lemon
- 4 whole wheat pita pockets
- 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
Cut 1 piece of Swiss cheese into each pita pocket.
In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt and garlic salt. Set aside.
In a medium size bowl, combine avocado, tomatoes, lemon juice, and half of the Cilanto. Set aside. In a skillet, brown the cooked chicken with the olive oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. While cooking, sprinkle with half of the cilantro.
Take off of heat and add 1/4 of the chicken to each pita.
Top the chicken with a drizzle of the yogurt mixture followed by a large spoonful of the avocado mixture, all within the pita pocket. Can be served cold, or grilled on a sandwich maker/foreman grill for 2 minutes to serve warm.
Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 921mg | Potassium: 746mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 16.3mg | Calcium: 275mg | Iron: 2.7mg