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Rocket in a pocket

Preparation time: 5 minutes

2 cups baby arugula (about 1 ounce), washed and drained
1/2 large red bell pepper, cut into strips
3 tablespoons sliced black olives
2 ounces chèvre (goat cheese)
3 tablespoons fat-free garlic or Italian dressing
2 six-inch whole-grain pita breads, cut in halves

In a medium bowl, combine arugula, pepper strips, and olives. Using fingers, pinch peanut-size pieces of chèvre or crumble into bowl. Add dressing and mix well. Open the pockets in the pita bread halves, and stuff 1/4 of the mixture into each pocket.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 294
  Carbohydrate: 32 g
  Protein: 13 g
  Fat: 10 g
  Saturated fat: 5 g
  Cholesterol: 22 mg
  Sodium: 404 mg
  Fiber: 7 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 2 medium-fat meat
Carbohydrate choices: 2




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