Vegetarian Middle Eastern Pita Sandwich
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Classic Middle Eastern salads are folded into a pita to create a delicious and portable vegetarian meal.
Recipe type: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 1
  • 1 large pita
  • 2 tablespoons hummus
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup diced cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon za'atar
  • 1 teaspooon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ cup plain low fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 clove garlic - grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Lay pita flat and spread hummus along the middle leaving space at the edges.
  2. In a small bowl, combine diced tomato with half of the cucumber (1/4 cup), za'tar, olive oil, half of the lemon juice (1 tablespooon) and salt/pepper to taste; spread on top of hummus in the pita.
  3. To create cucumber yogurt sauce, combine remaining ¼ cup cucumber, yogurt, dried mint, garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon of lemon juice in a small bowl. Season with salt/pepper to taste then drizzle on top of the tomato salad.
  4. Roll pita into a wrap and slice in half to serve.
Another option is to serve the salads on a big platter and use pita bread for dipping instead of creating a sandwich.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Sandwich Calories: 331 Fat: 9 g Saturated fat: 1.8 g Unsaturated fat: 7.2 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 51.1 g Sugar: 10.3 g Sodium: 489 mg Fiber: 4.6 g Protein: 12.6 g Cholesterol: 3 mg
Recipe by The Lemon Bowl at