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Turkey Pita Pockets

with Tzatziki
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Turkey Pita Pockets

Turkey Pita Pockets - Fast food Middle Eastern style - lavishly filled with crunchy vegetables

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Health Score:
Health Score
8,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
378
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Lean turkey adds niacin and protein to this dish, while the vegetables add plenty of B-vitamins. 

Wholegrain flatbreads are higher in fiber than traditional white pita. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie378 kcal(18 %)
Protein41 g(42 %)
Fat10 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates29 g(19 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.7 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin22.6 mg(188 %)
Vitamin B₆0.7 mg(50 %)
Folate57 μg(19 %)
Pantothenic acid1.5 mg(25 %)
Biotin19.6 μg(44 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.3 μg(43 %)
Vitamin C11 mg(12 %)
Potassium730 mg(18 %)
Calcium161 mg(16 %)
Magnesium53 mg(18 %)
Iron2.3 mg(15 %)
Iodine13 μg(7 %)
Zinc3.2 mg(40 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.8 g
Uric acid177 mg
Cholesterol86 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1
½
1
½
7 ounces
7 ounces
1 pound
2 tablespoons
4
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 2 Bowls, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Large knife, 1 Garlic press, 1 Peeler, 1 Box grater, 1 Silicone spoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Serrated knife

Preparation steps

1.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 1

Rinse and dry the tomato, cut out stem and cut tomato into quarters. Remove seeds and finely chop tomato. Place in a bowl.

2.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 2

Rinse romaine lettuce, spin dry and cut into strips. Add to the tomato.

3.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 3

Peel the garlic and press through a garlic press into a second bowl.

4.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 4

Peel and grate cucumber on a box grater and add to garlic.

5.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 5

Add yogurt and quark to cucumber mixture and mix well. Season sauce with salt and pepper.

6.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 6

Rinse turkey cutlets in cold water, pat dry and cut into very thin strips. Season with salt and pepper.

7.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 7

Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and fry turkey strips until  brown on both sides, 8-10 minutes.

8.
Turkey Pita Pockets preparation step 8

Splt pitas into pockets and fill with tomato salad. Drizzle 1 tablespoon tzatziki sauce on each and top witih turkey slices. Serve with the remaining tzatziki.