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Mediterranean Pocket

Mediterranean pocket
What makes this recipe special?

There is something fun about eating food in a pocket! If you are eating low carb or gluten-free, many grocery stores now carry those options for pita bread. You can make this recipe yours by adding your favorite ingredients. If you’re looking to take this recipe to the next level, try making your own pickled onions or sauer beets to add to your Mediterranean Pocket!

Why eat the Mediterranean Pocket?

The Mediterranean Pocket recipe is unique because you can make it your own depending on the toppings you use, and it is versatile to a few different dietary lifestyles. You can make your pocket dairy-free by omitting the cheese, and gluten-free by using a gluten-free pita.

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Mediterranean Pocket

There is something fun about eating food in a pocket! If you are eating low carb or gluten-free, many grocery stores now carry those options for pita bread. You can make this recipe yours by adding your favorite ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: BurgerFit, Dairy-free, Gluten-free
Servings: 1
Calories: 119kcal

Equipment

Skillet
Spreading knife
Medium bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 BurgerFit burger cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 tbsp hummus
  • ½ pita
  • 1 cup lettuce
  • ¼ cup tomato diced
  • cup diced red onion or try pickled onions
  • Kimichi optional, or try fermented beets
  • feta cheese sprinkle to taste

Instructions

  • Heat BurgerFit burger in skillet, microwave, or by desired method.
  • While the burger is heating up, spread 1 tbsp of hummus on the inside of ½ of a pita.
  • Mix the lettuce, tomato, red onion, deconstructed BurgerFit burger, and kimchi (if desired) in a bowl until combined. 
  • Add to pita pocket.
  • Sprinkle feta cheese on top.

Notes

Our favorite BurgerFit burgers with this recipe:
 
  • Make this recipe dairy-free by omitting the cheese
  • Make this recipe gluten-free by using a gluten-free pita

Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 672IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg
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Pairs Nicely With

Add a side of fresh veggies (like carrots, broccoli, and tomatoes) with the hummus.

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Alane Boyd

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Alane has kept her 40 lb weight loss off since 2013, and created BurgerFit and Cooking with My Friends as a way to get her family eating better. Her health journey started in 2012 after being diagnosed with high blood pressure and obesity. Frustrated and determined, Alane decided to make small, sustainable changes in her diet so that it would be maintainable for a lifetime. Now Alane maintains a healthy weight range and has incorporated quick and easy recipes that keep her picky family members eating better!

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One Comment

  • Celine McMarthe says:

    5 stars
    I love that this recipe suggests kimchi, I love that food so much when I was in Korea. Anyway, I’m making this on the 4th of July for my friends that are coming over. I may add some slices of green bell pepper, keeping my fingers crossed that everything goes well.

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