This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Category: Main Dishes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1
2 cups black beans, low-sodium, drained and rinsed
2 cups frozen broccoli, corn, pepper and other vegetables mixture, thawed
2 cups chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, grilled, diced
½ cup mozzarella cheese, low-moisture, part-skim, shredded
1 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, chopped
2 Tbsp scallions, chopped
2- 6 inch pitas, whole wheat
- Preheat oven 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Combine beans, vegetables, chicken, cheese and seasonings in large bowl. Mix well.
- Cut pitas in half and open the pockets. Divide filling evenly between the four halves.
- Place pitas on a nonstick baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes until the filling is hot, cheese melts and chicken is reheated.
Credit: Recipe courtesy of Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 390||Carbohydrates: 41g|
|Total Fat: 7g||Cholesterol: 85mg|
|Saturated Fat: 2.5g||Dietary Fiber: 8g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 16%||Sodium: 560mg|