Healthified Chicken Caesar Pitas

Healthified Chicken Caesar Pitas

Healthified Chicken Caesar Pitas
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40% more vitamin A • 66% more fiber • 53% less fat than the original recipe— see the comparison All hail Chicken Caesar! This tangy finger food keeps its flavor.


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 oz each)
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat Caesar dressing
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot (1 small carrot)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 whole wheat pita (pocket) breads (6 inch), cut in half to form pockets
  • 1 plum (Roma) tomato, thinly sliced


  • Set oven control to broil. Brush both sides of chicken with 1 tablespoon of the dressing; sprinkle with pepper.
  • Place chicken on rack in broiler pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cool about 5 minutes. Cut into thin slices.
  • In medium bowl, toss lettuce, carrot and cheese with remaining dressing until coated. Fill each pita bread half with tomato and chicken; top with lettuce mixture.

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