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Gyro Pita Pockets

Gyro Pita PocketsKid-Friendly RecipePrep time: 14 minutes
Cook time: 2 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Sauce:

* 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt

* 1 cup peeled, diced cucumber (about 1/2 cucumber)

* 1/4 tsp garlic powder

* 1/2 tsp dried dill

* 1/4 tsp salt

* 1 Tbs lemon juice

Pockets:

* 12 precooked meatballs, chopped

* 8 mini whole-wheat pita pockets

* 2 cups chopped green-leaf lettuce

* 2 cups diced plum tomatoes

1. Combine sauce ingredients and set aside.

2. Heat meatballs in microwave for 2 minutes. Heat pitas in microwave for 1 minute.

3. Slice thin strip from top of each pita; carefully open and fill each with 2 Tbs lettuce, 2 Tbs tomatoes, and 1/4 cup chopped meatballs. Top with 1 to 2 tablespoons sauce.

Kid-Friendly RecipeHow kids can help: Measure and mix sauce ingredients; stuff pita pockets.
Per serving: 386 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated), 1,074 mg sodium, 66 mg cholesterol.

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