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Grilled Cheese Pita Pockets

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Category: Cheese

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Whole-wheat or plain pita
  • 1 oz Sliced, reduced-fat cheese
  • -(Jarisberg, Monterey Jack,
  • -Cheddar or mozzarella)
  • 3 sl Tomato, paper-thin
  • 1/3 c Alfalfa sprouts
  • 4 sl Dill pickle, paper-thin
  • 3 Bell pepper rings, red,
  • -yellow, or green; paper
  • -thin; seeds, stems and ribs
  • -removed
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray


Cut a thin strip from one side of the pita. Carefully open the pita to
make a pocket for the filling.

Place one slice of cheese in the pita pocket. Slide in the tomates;
add the alfalfa sprouts and top with the pickle slices and pepper
rings. Then add the remaining cheese slice.

Heat a medium (8-10") skillet over medium-high heat until hot enough
to evaporate a drop of water upon contact. Spray with a vegetable-oil
cooking spray. Add the sandwich; cook, covered, over medium-low;
heat, turning once, until browned on both sides, about 10 minutes.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 206 calories; 7 grams total fat; 13
grams protein; 25 grams carbohydrates; 19 milligrams cholesterol; 601
milligrams sodium.

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