Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas

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Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas!! The easiest lunch or dinner you’ll make this week!

Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

If you haven’t taken a gander at the condiments section of this website you’re missing out. Theres dips / sauces / spreads and everything you could possibly want in your life including the best homemade tzatziki recipe of all times. It’s my mission in life to slather that sauce on just about everything like todays Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas!

Here’s the run down. Either buy a rotisserie chicken from the store or make your own. I buy them store bought all the time – Whole Foods has these delish lemon rosemary roasted chickens that literally save my life on a weekly basis (and side note – if you need some ideas on how to jazz up a store bought rotisserie chicken – your wish is my command!)

Remove the chicken breasts, shred them up and then toss them with the homemade tzatziki. Stuff the chicken mixture, avocado, feta, red onions and cucumbers in a pita pocket and you’re on your way to a delicious and easy meal that took almost no time to throw together.

Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas

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Ingredients

For the Tzatziki

  • 2 cups plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 English cucumber peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 cloves garlic super finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

For the Stuffed Pita

  • 2 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup tzatziki sauce
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe Hass avocado sliced
  • 4 whole wheat pitas
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

For the Tzatziki

  • Combine everything into a large bowl except the lemon juice. Add half of the lemon juice and taste. Add more lemon juice if desired and season with salt and pepper as needed.

For the Stuffed Pita

  • Place the pita bread in a toaster, toaster oven or oven and toast for a few minutes until just slightly toasty. Remove and set aside.
  • Combine the cooked chicken, tzatziki sauce and red onion in a large bowl and toss to combine. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Divide the mixture into 4 equal parts and stuff each into a pita pocket and top with avocado slices.
Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas: Chef Vision

Photo by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Marian Cooper Cairns / Recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking

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23 comments

  1. Marie @ Little Kitchie

    This looks like something I could eat just about every day. Love tzatziki, love avocado, love this!

  2. Aimee @ Simple Bites

    This recipe is going in my back pocket. I’m so ready for summery food!

  3. Bree {Skinny Mommy}

    I love simple great sandwiches like this one–especially since I am a huge fan of everything Greek inspired!

  4. monika

    I love pita sandwiches, and even though this is so simple, it has great flavor. Love it!

  5. Heather Christo

    Looks so freaking good. And no, if you don’t like avocado, you are not human. Have a great time in PS!

  6. Dana @ Conscious Kitchen Blog

    Looks delicious, fresh and filling! Perfect meal for warm weather – now I just need to find some sunshine somewhere… Thanks for the Tzatziki recipe. I can’t wait to try that one at home!

  7. Marian (Sweetopia)

    Glad you had writer’s block because these were the result. 😉 They look so good!

  8. Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes

    I just made something like this last week! It made me feel like it was summer again 🙂 Looks delicious!

  9. Julie @ Table for Two

    I feel ya on the writer’s block, girl. More than half the time this weekend I would just stare at my wordpress blank entry. It sucks!! Have so much fun in Palm Springs – I’m so jealous all you cali folks have awesome places to go to 🙂 these Greek chicken stuffed pitas look AMAZING! i love how full they are stuffed!!

  10. Stephie @ Eat Your Heart Out

    I’m all about quick and delicious meals like this! I could probably eat on this for a week straight.

  11. Sherry Findlay

    I would like to know the nutriental value of these, calories etc. please and thankyou

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