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Easy Pita Pockets - Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broccoli, cooked and chopped
  • 2 cups cooked, chopped ham, chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup canned chili beans, lightly mashed
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 4 pita breads, halved (pita pockets)
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine broccoli, meat, cheese and tomato.
  2. In a small bowl, combine beans and mayonnaise.
  3. Gently toss large bowl ingredients with small bowl ingredients.
  4. Spoon into pita pockets and top with cheese.