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Crunchy balsamic and bleu cheese veggie pocket

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Crunchy balsamic and bleu cheese veggie pocket

1/2 six-inch diameter whole wheat pita pocket
1 leaf green leaf lettuce
1/4 cup shredded purple cabbage
1 canned whole artichoke heart, quartered
2 teaspoons finely diced purple onion
1 tablespoon finely diced cucumber
2 tablespoons finely chopped tomato
1 tablespoon crumbled bleu cheese
2 teaspoons commercial lite balsamic vinaigrette

Wrap outside of pita pocket in foil or plastic wrap before filling (to prevent the pocket from splitting while stuffing). Place lettuce leaf in pocket, then fill with cabbage, artichoke, onion, cucumber, and tomato. Sprinkle with bleu cheese and drizzle evenly with vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 167
  Carbohydrate: 29 g
  Protein: 6 g
  Fat: 3 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 462 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 starch, 1 non-starchy vegetable, 1/2 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 2

 

  

2007-09-10

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