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.

Chicken Avocado Pita Sandwiches

Course: Healthy Recipe, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken avocado, chicken pita, healthy lunch recipe, pita pockets, pita sandwich
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 504kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
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.
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Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition

Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 921mg | Potassium: 746mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10.8% | Vitamin C: 19.8% | Calcium: 27.5% | Iron: 15.2%