Chicken Pear Salad Pocket

Makes 12 Pockets with 1 cup salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 qt. cooked diced boneless chicken
  • 1-1/2 qt. Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, in juice, drained, diced
  • 3 cups celery, diced
  • 1 cup craisins or dried cranberries
  • 1-1/2 cups Yogurt Dressing
  • 12 whole grain pita pockets
  • 1-1/2 qt. lettuce, shredded
  • METHOD

    In a bowl combine chicken, pears, celery and craisins or cranberries and Pear Yogurt Dressing. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use as desired, at least 2 hours. For each pocket, split a pita and fill with 1/2 cup lettuce and 1 cup chicken salad.
    YOGURT DRESSING (Makes 1-1/2 cups)
    3/4 cup mayonnaise, low-fat
    3/4 cup greek yogurt, low-fat, plain
    2-3 Tbsp. chopped parsley/chives
    salt and pepper to taste
    In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Place in a covered container and refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 360
    Calories from Fat: 100
    Fat: 11g
    Saturated Fat: 2g
    Cholesterol: 55mg
    Sodium: 340mg
    Carbohydrate: 45g
    Dietary Fiber: 6g
    Sugar: 20g
    Protein: 21g
    Vitamin A: 8% DV
    Vitamin C: 4% DV
    Calcium: 6% DV
    Iron: 15% DV