Spiced Edamame Chickpea Filled Pitas

Spiced Edamame Chickpea Filled Pitas is an excellent lunch recipe. Cooking steps are also accessible. This protein-rich dish is loaded with light and fresh flavor.


    •  1 cup cooked chickpeas

    •  3-4 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek Yogurt

    •  ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

    •  1-2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce, or to taste

    •  2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

    •  ⅓ cup shelled edamame (green soy beans)

    •  1 green onion , finely chopped

    •  1 large celery stalk , finely diced (about ⅓ cup)

    •  2 tablespoons finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes

    •  Salt & pepper to taste

    •  1 cup torn curly lettuce

  •  2 thin whole wheat pitas unsliced


1. Place chickpeas in a medium bowl and mash with a fork until broken up but still slightly chunky. Stir in yogurt, garlic salt, Sriracha sauce and lemon juice until well combined. Stir in edamame, onion, celery and sun-dried tomatoes. Taste the mixture and add salt, pepper and more Sriracha sauce if desired.

2. Divide lettuce evenly between pitas, top with salad and enjoy. If you like a little extra zing in your salad serve the pitas with sliced lemons.

Serves 2

Nutritional Info

Calories 320kcal, Fat 5.5g, Carbs 49g, Protein 24.4g.

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