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The Lake News Online
  • Recipe of the week: Mediterranean Chicken Salad

  • Serves 6 (2 pita halves each)
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  • Serves 6 (2 pita halves each)
    1 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt (such as Fage Total Classic)
    2 Tbsp lemon juice
    ½ tsp ground cumin
    ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
    3 cups chopped cooked chicken
    1 cup chopped red bell pepper
    ½ cup chopped pitted green olives
    ½ cup diced red onion
    ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 can no-salt-added chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    6 (6″) whole wheat pitas, cut in half
    12 Bibb lettuce leaves
    6 slices tomatoes cut in half
    Combine first 4 ingredients, and set aside. Combine chicken and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Add the yogurt mixture and toss gently to coat. Line each pita half with 1 lettuce leaf and 1 tomato piece; add ½ cup chicken to each half.
    Nutrition Information: 404 calories, 10 g fat, 34 g protein, 46 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 575 mg sodium
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