Greek Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets
Transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of Greece with these delightful Greek Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets. A perfect blend of fresh ingredients and Mediterranean flavors, this recipe brings together the vibrant essence of a classic Greek salad within the convenience of a pita pocket. With every bite, you’ll savor the harmonious medley of crisp vegetables, tangy olives, creamy feta cheese, and a zesty vinaigrette. It’s a culinary journey that captures the essence of the Mediterranean diet.
- 2 large whole wheat pita pockets
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by preparing the vinaigrette. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper until well combined.
- In a larger bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, Kalamata olives, and chopped parsley. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the vegetables and gently toss to coat.
- Split open the whole wheat pita pockets and gently warm them if desired.
- Evenly distribute the Greek salad mixture into the pita pockets.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the salad in each pocket.
- Serve immediately and enjoy the burst of Mediterranean flavors!
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
These Greek Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets are a refreshing and satisfying meal, perfect for a quick lunch or a light dinner. The combination of fresh vegetables, briny olives, and creamy feta cheese creates a symphony of tastes and textures that transport you to the Greek Isles.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 320, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 8g
Transport yourself to the azure waters and picturesque landscapes of Greece right in your own kitchen with these mouthwatering pita pockets. The harmonious blend of flavors, the crunch of the vegetables, and the satisfying creaminess of the feta cheese all come together in each delectable bite. Whether you’re enjoying them on a warm summer day or preparing a quick lunch during a busy week, these Greek Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets are a testament to the simple yet incredible pleasures of Mediterranean cuisine.