These Greek pita sandwiches are stuffed into pita bread with vegetarian salad and feta cheese, and served with a homemade yogurt sauce. Sandwiches Pita or pitta, is a family of yeast-leavened round flatbreads baked from wheat flour, common in the Mediterranean and Middle East cuisines. You can replace the chickpeas with chicken if you want to add meat.

Pita Sandwiches

These Greek pita sandwiches are stuffed into pita bread with veggies salad and feta cheese, and served with a homemade yogurt sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: cucumber, feta cheese, yogurt
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • ½ red onion
  • ½ cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Splash white wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 4 8-inch diameter whole wheat pita breads, halved

Instructions

  • Wash and peel the cucumber if not organic then chop it in small pieces. Cut the onion in thin slices.
  • On a cutting board with a sharp knife dice the green pepper and slice the cherry tomatoes in two.
  • Drain the chickpeas from the can and wash them. Place or an airtight container
  • In a large bowl place all vegetables and add 1 tbsp olive oil with 1 tbsp white wine vinegar, and season with fresh ground pepper pepper and ½ tsp kosher salt.
  • Add the feta cheese on top and leave for a few minutes before serving.

For the yogurt sauce

  • Chop the fresh dill and add it to a small bowl along with 1 cup yogurt, ½ tsp garlic powder, and mix with white wine vinegar, ¼ tsp kosher salt, and fresh ground pepper.
  • Transfer the salad mixture from the bowl to the pita bread and serve with the yogurt sauce.

Inspiration and adaptation:  acouplecooks.com, wikipedia.org, tastybg.com

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