Mediterranean Beef and Salad Pita
Ingredients icon 7 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 90% lean Ground Beef

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce

  • 1/3 cup crumbled herb-flavored feta cheese

  • 1/3 cup prepared regular or reduced fat non-creamy Italian dressing or other vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup Kalamata or ripe olives, chopped

  • 4 pita breads, toasted

Preparation

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and bell pepper; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Pour off drippings.

  2. Add lettuce, cheese, dressing and olives to beef mixture; toss to combine. Top pitas with equal amounts of beef mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 475 Calories; 188 Calories from fat; 20.9 g Total Fat (6.2 g Saturated Fat; 5.7 g Monounsaturated Fat); 80.7 mg Cholesterol; 925 mg Sodium; 39.5 g Total Carbohydrate; 1.3 g Dietary Fiber; 30.3 g Protein; 4.9 mg Iron; 10.8 mg Niacin; 0.51 mg Vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.3 mg Zinc; 34.7 mcg Selenium; 83.9 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium. It is a good source of Potassium and Choline.

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