Vegetable Pita with Tzatziki
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Avocado & Vegetable Pita Sandwich with Tzatziki Sauce

Bring a fresh salad to life by serving it inside a whole wheat pita pocket with homemade Tzatziki sauce.
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword Pita, Pita Sandwich, Tzatziki Sauce, Vegetarian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author [email protected]

Ingredients

For the Pita Salad Sandwich:

  • 2 pieces of whole wheat pita pocket bread cut in half
  • 1 avocado cut in half lengthwise, seed removed, meat scooped out with a spoon and cut into 1/2 thick slices
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 of a whole cucumber, skin on sliced widthwise into thin slices
  • 1/2 cup shredded green cabbage or thinly cut
  • 1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage or thinly cut
  • 1/2 of a red bell pepper stem and seeds removed, sliced
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 1/2 cup arugula

For the Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 of a whole cucumber, peeled cut in half lengthwise, hollow out the seeds in the middle with a spoon, and dice the cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon diced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 dashes salt or to taste
  • 2 dashes ground black pepper

Instructions

For the Pita Salad Sandwich:

  • Carefully open each half of pita bread so that a pocket forms. The bread tends to be delicate so be careful that it doesn’t tear. 
  • On the inside of the pita pockets, add the avocado, tomatoes, feta cheese, cucumber, red bell pepper and both cabbages.  Top with arugula.  Set aside.

For the Tzatziki Sauce:

  • In a medium size bowl, add yogurt (if using regular yogurt, strain out the excess liquid), diced cucumber, garlic, dill, and lemon juice. 
  • Stir together, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • For Serving - Top the pita sandwich with Tzatziki Sauce and serve. 
  • Serve with a side of arugula topped with the leftover veggies and Tzatziki Sauce.