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Recipe: Corner Kick Pita Pocket


Preparation time: 25 Minutes

Serves: 2

1/2 cup spinach, trimmed leaves
1/4 cup cucumber, peeled and sliced
1/4 cup carrots, shredded
1 tablespoon salsa, mild
1 tablespoon fat-free ranch salad dressing
1 (6 1/2 inch) pita pocket
4 oz. extra-lean ground beef (5% fat), cooked
1 cup cantaloupe, cubed

Combine spinach, cucumber, and carrots with salsa and ranch dressing, mix well. Cut pita in half. Using your finger, slowly open the pocket so as not to tear the bread. Divide beef and veggie mix in half and place in each pocket half. Serve each pocket with 1/2 cup of cantaloupe.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A and C, and a good source of folate, magnesium, potassium and fiber.