Spinach & Turkey Pita Sandwiches


  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 package frozen spinach, thawed, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup olives, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 6 pita breads, whole wheat fat free, warmed
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • lettuce


  • In large skillet, brown ground turkey, stirring until cooked through. If any fat remains, drain. Meanwhile, place spinach in strainer; press with back of spoon to remove as much moisture as possible and roll in paper towel to further remove moisture. Add spinach, green onions, olves and 1/2 teaspoon pepper to cooked turkey. Cook about 2 minutes. Stir in tomato.
  • In small bowl, combine yogurt, mayo and remaining pepper. Split open pita breads. Line inside with lettuce. Stir cheese into turkey mixture and divide among pita pockets. Serve withyogurt sauce.


  • SOURCE: Erin Hojnacki