Lebanese chickpea pita

We’ve taken everything that’s delicious about the Mediterranean to bring you this easy, nourishing pital. This pita is filled with warm Lebanese spices, creamy garlic and lemon sauce and a delicious discovery ingredient: pickled turnip. This dish is ready under 25 minutes and will be a show stopper at the table tonight! 

  • preparation time: 10 min
    Total time:
    25 min
  • difficulty level: 1
  • recipe ID: CF59
  • cuisine region: Lebanese

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Tools

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • Baking sheet
  • non stick liner
  • citrus juicer
  • zester

Preparation

1

Cook the chicken: Turn on the oven to 375F.

Place the Chana Chaat chickpeas on a lined baking sheet and  bake until the chickpeas are warm and slightly crispy – about 10 minutes.

2

Prepare the vegetables:   Rinse and dry all produces. Cut the romaine lettuce in about 2 cm slices. Cut the tomato in half and cut in 1/2cm slices. 

3

Place the vegetables in the pita & finish the sauce: Place the romaine lettuce and sliced tomato on each pita. 

Place the yogurt garlic sauce in a small bowl. Zest half the lemon and juice it. Add the lemon zest (1/8 tsp, 1/4 tsp) and lemon juice (1 tsp, 2 tsp) to the yogurt garlic sauce. Taste and add salt, lemon zest and lemon juice if desired. 

4

Finish filling the pita: Add the Chana Chaat chickpeas, the yogurt garlic sauce and the pink pickled turnips to the pita. 

5

Serve: Roll up the pita, cut in half and serve.  

Bon Appétit!

Ingredients

Included

2 portions

4 portions

Chana Chaat

1 cup

2 cups

yogurt garlic sauce

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

romaine lettuce

1/2

1

tomato

2

4

pita

2

4

pink pickled turnips

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

lemon

1

1

salt*

1/4 tsp

1/2 tsp

Dr. Herrington's

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TOMATO
Tomatoes are the greatest source of lycopene, a potent antioxidant that is important for mens prostate health and for heart health.

Cooking with Kids

Cooking for kids?
Introduce new flavours slowly to children. You can encourage children to try the pink pickled turnip and add it to their pita if they want. It may take many exposures for a child to learn to like a new flavour or texture.

Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 4 & 5:

  • Place the vegetables in the pita & finish the sauce
  • Finish filling the pita

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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free. 

Nutritional Information