Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Pita Pockets~Snacks

Pita is a bread, made from wheat , it is a staple of Middle Eastern Food. It is enjoyed warm with dips or even as sandwiches and wraps. A perfect and easy to make snack.Also children can have it as an afternoon snack.


Pita Pockets 


Ingredients.
I pack of Pita bread (usually has 5 to 6 pita's)
3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp Olive oil
2 tbsp sun dried tomatoes
2 garlic minced
2 cup grilled chicken strips fully cooked
2 Tomatoes chopped in cubes
1/3 cup Asiago cheese
4 cup Baby greens (salad leaves)
1/2 onion chopped in cubes
1/2 cup chopped Basil
For veg's
1/2  cup corn bits
1 medium capsicum chopped in cubes
100 gm cottage cheese,chopped in cubes.(heat 2 tsp oil in a skillet,add in corn,stir and add capsicum and cottage cheese.Add 1 tsp salt) Stir together for 3 to 4 minutes and keep aside.


Method
1. In a large bowl, combine the Balsamic vinegar,sun dried tomatoes,olive oil and garlic.
2. To this mixture add Asiago cheese,onions,basil,tomatoes, and chicken. For vegetarians, stir fry some veggies like corn,capsicum and some cottage cheese.Instead of chicken add these stir fried veggies.
3. Slightly heat the pita bread, on the stove.Open the pita pockets and line up with the baby greens and add spoon full of  prepared mixture evenly into the pita halves .Serve immediately.




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