Mt. Hood Pita Pockets

Makes 4 Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can (15 ounces) Bartlett pear halves, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted nuts
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 large pita bread rounds, halved
  • Spinach leaves as desired
  • METHOD

    In medium bowl, combine pears, mozzarella, nuts, celery and parsley; mix gently. In separate bowl, combine ricotta cheese, mayonnaise, onion and cumin; mix well. Gently toss fruit mixture with ricotta mixture. Spoon into pita halves; add 1 or 2 spinach leaves to each sandwich.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 258
    Protein: 12g
    Carbohydrate: 35g
    Fiber: 3g
    Fat: 8g
    Saturated Fat: 2g
    Cholesterol: 18mg
    Sodium: 306mg