I love quick and simple meals that look beautiful and taste great. I also love meals that make use of foods that you can make ahead of time.

Take this Greek Chicken Pita Recipe, for example. You can grill a couple of extra chicken breasts one night and have lunch for the next couple of days. Or, just use leftover chopped chicken from a roasted chicken. It tastes the same, but make the meal that much quicker to prepare.

Tzatziki sauce is a wonderful light and refreshing sauce that goes well on salads and in wraps. It’s easy to make ahead of time, and it’ll keep for a few days in the refrigerator.

These Greek Chicken Pitas are wonderful for a weekday lunch or a quick supper. And they’re so tasty and beautiful – it’s a no brainer for your next meal.

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Greek Chicken Pita
GREEK CHICKEN PITA
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
A delicious, simple and refreshing grilled chicken breast in a whole wheat pita with tzatziki sauce.
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 214 kcal
Ingredients
  • 8 oz skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 1 small red onion (sliced)
  • 1 medium tomato (sliced)
  • 2 whole wheat pita bread (halved)
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 2 oz fat free feta cheese (crumbled)
Tzatziki Sauce
  • ½ cup cucumber (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, puree the sauce ingredients (cucumber, yogurt, dill, garlic and salt).
  2. Refrigerate until serving.
  3. Grill the chicken breasts until the meat is white throughout and the juices are clear.
  4. In each pita pocket, layer a lettuce leaf, two slices of tomato, slice of red onion and a chicken breast half.
  5. Evenly divide the sauce among the pitas and top each one with 2 Tbsp of feta. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is 1 filled pita

Each serving = 5 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
GREEK CHICKEN PITA
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 465mg 19%
Potassium 520mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 25.5g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
Sugars 5.8g
Protein 23.3g 47%
Calcium 13%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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