Healthified Chicken Caesar Pitas

Healthified Chicken Caesar Pitas

40% more vitamin A • 66% more fiber • 53% less fat than the original recipe. All hail Chicken Caesar! This tangy finger food keeps its flavor.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 oz each)
1/3
cup reduced-fat Caesar dressing
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce
1/4
cup shredded carrot (1 small carrot)
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
2
whole wheat pita (pocket) breads (6 inch), cut in half to form pockets
1
plum (Roma) tomato, thinly sliced
  1. Set oven control to broil. Brush both sides of chicken with 1 tablespoon of the dressing; sprinkle with pepper.
  2. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cool about 5 minutes. Cut into thin slices.
  3. In medium bowl, toss lettuce, carrot and cheese with remaining dressing until coated. Fill each pita bread half with tomato and chicken; top with lettuce mixture.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
What is "Healthified"?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.
Substitution
Spinach is a nice substitute for the romaine, or mix spinach and romaine instead.
Do-Ahead
The chicken can be used warm, or you can cook it ahead of time and store it in the fridge until you make the sandwiches.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.