Corner Kick Pita Pocket
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

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  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 2
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
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Ingredients


1/2 cup spinach, trimmed leaves
1/4 cup cucumber, peeled and sliced
1/4 cup carrots, shredded
1 tablespoon salsa, mild
1 tablespoon fat-free ranch salad dressing
1 (6 ½ inch) pita pocket
4 oz. extra-lean ground beef (5% fat), cooked
1 cup cantaloupe, cubed

Directions

Combine spinach, cucumber, and carrots with salsa and ranch dressing, mix well. Cut pita in half. Using your finger, slowly open the pocket so as not to tear the bread. Divide beef and veggie mix in half and place in each pocket half. Serve each pocket with ½ cup of cantaloupe.

Each serving provides:  An excellent source of vitamins A and C, and a good source of folate, magnesium, potassium and fiber.

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids


Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    247
  • Carbohydrates:    29g
  • Total Fat:    5.5g
  • Cholesterol:    51mg
  • Saturated Fat:   2.2g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    20%
  • Sodium:    400 mg
  • Protein:    21g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation by Chef Mark Goodwin, CEC, CNC. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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