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Watermelon on Greek flatbread with tzatziki a refreshing summer snack

07/27/2012 11:25 EDT | Updated 09/26/2012 05:12 EDT
Not only are these pitas easy to prepare, but they are also healthy and satisfying. Watermelon replaces traditional toppings, providing a unique, refreshing taste.

Make these pitas for a quick snack or to serve tapas-style at a summer gathering.

Greek Pita Flatbread

4 whole-wheat pitas (15-cm/6-inches in diameter)

60 ml (4 tbsp) prepared tzatziki sauce

2 chicken breasts (each 175 g/6 oz), cooked and sliced

375 ml (1 1/2 cups) chopped watermelon

125 ml (1/2 cup) chopped English cucumber

50 ml (1/4 cup) sliced red onion

60 ml (4 tbsp) crumbled feta cheese

12 kalamata olives, pitted

1 ml (1/4 tsp) black pepper, cracked

Fresh oregano leaves

Lemon wedges

Spread 15 ml (1 tbsp) tzatziki on each pita. Dividing ingredients, top evenly with chicken, watermelon, cucumber, red onion, feta, olives and pepper.

Garnish pitas with fresh oregano and a wedge of lemon.

Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition information per serving: 368 calories; 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat); 29 g protein; 44 g carbohydrate; 62 mg cholesterol; 5 g fibre; 778 mg sodium.

Source: National Watermelon Board, www.watermelon.org.

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