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Beef and Spinach Pita Pockets

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Category: Sandwiches, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ground round
  • 3 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1/2 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 3 c Spinach leaves; chopped
  • 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/4 ts Ground ginger
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 12 Spinach leaves
  • 2 Whole pita bread;
  • -whole-wheat, halved
  • 1/4 c Sour cream; or plain yogurt
  • 1/4 ts Curry powder


In large skillet, combine first 3 ingredients. Cook over medium heat until
browned, stirring to crumble beef. In a saucepan, slowly heat spices in
butter. Drain beef. Wipe skillet dry with a paper towel. Return beef
mixture to skillet; add chopped spinach, spices and salt; stir well. Cover
and cook over medium heat 5 minutes or just until spinach is wilted; remove
from heat. Line each pita half with whole spinach leaves. Spoon 1/2 cup
beef mixture into each pita half. Mix sour cream or yogurt with curry
powder. Top each pita half with 1 tablespoon sour cream or yogurt.

Serving Ideas : Serve with French Onion Soup

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