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Pita Sandwich with Chicken, Hearts of Palm & Chimichurri Dressing

Not your typical lunchtime sandwich! This chicken pita sandwich is topped off with a fresh, flavorful chimichurri dressing.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entrees, Sandwiches
Cuisine: South American
Keyword: Whole Wheat Recipe
Servings: 4 Stuffed Pita Halves
Calories: 226kcal
Author: Dara Michalski | Cookin' Canuck

Ingredients

The Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tablespoon red chile flakes
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

The Sandwich:

  • 1 cup roughly chopped English cucumber
  • 1 cup halved and sliced hearts of palm
  • 1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 2 whole wheat pitas cut in half

Instructions

The Dressing:

  • In the bowl of a food processor or a blender, combine pulse parsley, red wine vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and chile flakes. Pulse until combined, but not smooth.
  • With the motor running, slowly pour in the olive oil.

The Sandwich:

  • In a medium bowl, stir together cucumber, hearts of palm and chicken.
  • Gently stir in the dressing.
  • Scoop the mixture into the four pita halves. Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Stuffed Pita Half | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 624mg | Potassium: 1323mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2.4mg