Turkey Ham in Whole Wheat Pita with Ricotta, Tomatoes, and Strawberry Dressing

Deadlines looming? This high protein salad in pita, filled with the good carbs, will definitely keep your energy at a productive level.

Serves 1  
Prep Time 8 minutes  
Cooking Time 2 minutes


1 whole wheat pita pocket

2 slices turkey ham, cut in half
4 slices tomatoes
3 pieces fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 tablespoons fresh ricotta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup tomyao sprouts
2 tablespoons strawberry dressing

For the dressing
1/4 cup fresh strawberries, hulled
1/4 cup strawberry jam
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup orange juice
1 cup olive oil


 Toast the pita to your liking. Slice in half and open the pockets. Fill each pocket with slices of turkey ham, tomatoes, and strawberries. Top with ricotta cheese and tomyao sprouts.

 Make the dressing: Place all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. 

Wrap pockets in plastic wrap or place in an airtight container. Put dressing in a separate container.

4  When ready to indulge, serve dressing on the side or just spoon over the pita pockets.

Substitution tip Tomyao sprouts are available at local supermarkets. Can' t find it? Use alfalfa sprouts instead.


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