Filling, flavorful and full of nutrients, these pitas are sure to meet your approval when it comes to dining Mediterranean-style!


6 pieces of pita bread
6 leaves, green leaf lettuce, washed and dried
1 lb cold, cooked lamb, thinly sliced
1 cup canned garbanzo beans, rinsed
1 cup red or green seedless California grapes, halved
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/3 cup diced red onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon oregano
To tast salt and freshly ground black pepper

Tahini Dressing:

1 teaspoon fresh pressed or chopped garlic
2 tablespoons tahini
1 cup plain yogurt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Pinch salt
Dash Tabasco sauce (optional)


Mix together all of the ingredients for the tahini dressing and set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine the garbanzo beans, grapes, feta cheese, onions, mint, oregano, salt and pepper.

Place a leaf of lettuce on top of the each pita bread followed by slices of cold lamb and a heaping spoonful of the prepared salad mix. Top with tahini dressing. Press down on the sandwich gently to distribute filling evenly and fold over to form a sandwich.


6 Servings


Calories 415; Protein 34 g; Carbohydrate 37 g; Fat 15g; Saturated Fat 6 g; 32% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 100 mg; Sodium 659 mg; Fiber 3.6 g.


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