Turkey meatball pita sandwich

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Turkey meatball pita sandwich

4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 g each ground cumin and black pepper
  • 2 (separate) pinches of salt
  • 400 g ground turkey
  • 3 g fresh coriander, chopped
  • 10 mL canola oil
  • 4 whole-wheat pitas
  • 100 g red lettuce leaves, chopped
  • 60 mL plain low-fat yogurt

Nutritional values (per serving):

Energy: 328.2 kcal
Total carbs: 39.2 g
Sugar: 3.2 g
Total fat: 4.5 g
Saturated fat: 0.6 g
Omega3: 0.2 g
Fiber: 2.4 g
Sodium: 280.6 mg

 

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine tomato, half of the cumin, 1 pinch of salt, half of the black pepper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine turkey, coriander, the remaining cumin, salt, and black pepper. Shape into 12 meatballs.
  3. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the meatballs.
  4. For each pita: add 4 meatballs, 25 g lettuce, 30 g tomato mixture, and 15 mL yogurt.
Nutritional advice:

Turkey fillets are considered as a lean meat because of their low fat content. They are a good source of protein! (Source: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/food/lean-meat.html)

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