Brain Power Pita Pockets
My YJ Recipes
Nutritional InformationServes: 4
Amount Per pita:
Packed with antioxidants, B vitamins, and protein, these pitas will give your brain a midday boost.
1 cup low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Salt to taste
4 large whole wheat pita breads
8 ounces soft tofu, well-drained and cubed
4 ripe plum tomatoes, diced
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, sunflower, or mung bean)
1 large ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and cut into thin wedges
1. To make Sauce: In a small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients until blended.
2. Slice an edge from each pita bread and carefully open pockets. In medium bowl, combine tofu, tomatoes and spinach. Add 1/4 cup of sauce and toss gently to mix. Spoon the mixture into each pocket. Divide sprouts and avocado among the sandwiches. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon of tahini sauce. Serve right away.