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Greek Sausage Pitas

I nicknamed my sandwich “Thor's Pita” because it's lightening fast and robust. The ingredient amounts don't really matter. Use more or less depending on what you have. —Teresa Aleksandrov, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 4 whole wheat pita breads (6 inches)
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links or other sausage links of your choice, casings removed
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Additional minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°. Wrap pita breads in foil; warm in oven while preparing toppings.
  • In a small bowl, mix yogurt, green onions, parsley, lemon juice and garlic. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles.
  • To assemble, spoon sausage over pitas. Top with cucumber, tomato and yogurt mixture; sprinkle with additional parsley.
Nutrition Facts
1 open-faced sandwich: 309 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 667mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat.

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