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Veggie Stuffed Pita

Veggie Stuffed Pitas

This recipe can be considered a healthier version of a grilled cheese sandwich, especially if you can find whole grain pitas! 
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Smart Snack

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis 2 1/2 cups, chopped
  • 4 medium carrots 1 1/4 cups, grated
  • 2 cups broccoli chopped
  • 12 ounces low-fat cheddar cheese grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 12 pitas 6 inch

Instructions

  • Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
  • Wash all of the vegetables.
  • Remove the broccoli flowers from stems, cut the flowers into small florets and put them into a mixing bowl. Peel carrots and cut off the ends. Grate carrots and put them into the bowl.
  • Cut the zucchini into quarters and thinly slice. Add the slices to the bowl.
  • Grate the cheese and put it into a separate bowl; set aside. Measure oregano, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and mix together; set aside.
  • Heat oil in a skillet. Put the spices in the heated oil and then add the mixture of vegetables to the pan. Stir vegetables with a spoon and sauté for about 5 minutes. When the vegetables are slightly tender, remove the pan from heat.
  • Spoon some of the vegetable mixture into the pita. Top the hot vegetables with 1 ounce grated cheese.

Notes

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