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Hearty Pita Pockets

Hearty Pita Pockets
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the beef and cook until no trace of pink remains, 5 to 6 minutes.
  3. Spoon off and discard any fat. Add the brandy and cook, stirring, until almost evaporated, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the spinach and cook until heated through, about 1½ minutes.
  5. Season with ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan.
  6. Cut a 2-inch strip off the side of each pita. Spread the inside with mayonnaise (if using) and fill with the beef mixture. Serve with the carrots.
By January, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 442Calories From Fat 47%
  • Fat 23g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 74mg
  • Sodium 778mg
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 38g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Red tomatoes
Make it a meal: Serve the sandwiches with halved cherry tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and seasoned with salt.

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