Healthy Proteins

Apple Turkey Gyro (Apple Turkey Pita)

1 cup sliced onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups sliced red bell pepper
2 cups sliced green bell pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
½ pound turkey breast, cut into thin strips
1 medium apple, cored and sliced
6 whole wheat pitas, lightly toasted
½ cup low fat plain yogurt (optional)

  1. Wash hand with warm water and soap. Wash fresh fruits and vegetables before washing.
  2. In a nonstick skillet, sauté onion, lemon juice and bell peppers in oil until crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in turkey and cook until turkey is fully cooked (cook to 165 °F)
  4. Remove from heat and stir in apple.
  5. Fold each pita in half and fill with apple mixture; drizzle with yogurt. Serve warm.

Serves 6, 1 gyro per serving. This recipe courtesy of Network for a Healthy California.
Apple Turkey Gyro (Apple Turkey Pita)

Nutrition Information:
Per Serving

Calories, 210; carbohydrate, 26 g; protein, 14 g; total fat, 6 g; saturated fat, 1 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 25 mg; dietary fiber, 4 g; total sugars, 8 g; sodium, 258 mg; calcium, 50 mg; folate, 32 mcg; iron, 1 mg; percent of calories from fat, 26%