Avocado-Vegetable Pitas

The spicy filling of avocados, jalapenos, lemon juice, shredded carrots, and olives for this meatless sandwich can be made ahead and spooned into pita rounds just before serving.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Chill: 2 hrs
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Avocado-Vegetable Pitas
Ingredients
2
medium avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and coarsely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped jalapeno pepper
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
cup finely shredded carrot
1/4
cup chopped pitted ripe olives
4
pita rounds or bread slices
 
Lettuce leaves
 
Tomato slices
Directions
  1. Stir together the avocados, jalapeno pepper, lemon juice, garlic salt, carrot, chives, and red sweet pepper in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; chill for up to 2 hours.
  2. Fill four pitas or top four slices of sandwich bread with lettuce and tomato and avocado mixture. Makes 4 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Menu Suggestion:

Make it a meal with assorted wedges and club soda.

Nutrition Facts (Avocado-Vegetable Pitas)
    Per serving:
  • 265 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 500 mg sodium,
  • 40 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 7 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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