Canadian Bacon Pitas

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb Canadian-style bacon
  • 1 cup sliced broccoli
  • 1 cup sliced cauliflower
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 tsp dried summer savory
  • 4 pita bread rounds, halved
  • 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Slice Canadian-style bacon into 24 slices, 1/4-inch thick each. Place on rack in broiler pan. Broil 5 inches from heat for 6-8 minutes, turning once.
  • Meanwhile cook broccoli, cauliflower and celery in boiling salted water 2 minutes; drain thoroughly. Stir in mushrooms, green onion and summer savory.
  • Place 3 slices Canadian-style bacon in each pita bread half. Spoon an equal amount of vegetable mixture into each bread half; sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons cheese. Place sandwich halves on baking sheet; cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 5-10 minutes or until heated through.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 365
  Calories from Fat 99 (27%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(21%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(17%)Cholesterol 52mg
(68%)Sodium 1636mg
(20%)Potassium 712mg
Total Carbohydrate 41g
(26%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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