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Canadian-Style Bacon Pitas

No recipe image available.Change your sandwich routine with this colorful Canadian bacon and veggie pita. Serve with fresh fruit salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 pound Canadian-style bacon
1 cup sliced broccoli
1 cup sliced cauliflower
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced green onion
1/4 teaspoon dried summer savory
4 pita bread rounds, halved
1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Slice Canadian-style bacon into 24 slices, 1/4-inch thick each. Place on rack in broiler pan. Broil 5 inches from heat for 6 to 8 minutes, turning once.
  2. Meanwhile cook broccoli, cauliflower and celery in boiling salted water 2 minutes; drain thoroughly. Stir in mushrooms, green onion and summer savory.
  3. Place 3 slices Canadian-style bacon in each pita bread half. Spoon an equal amount of vegetable mixture into each bread half; sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons cheese. Place sandwich halves on a baking sheet; cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 5 to 10 minutes or until heated through.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 390 calories Protein 30 grams Fat 11 grams Sodium 1650 milligrams Cholesterol 55 milligrams Saturated Fat 4 grams Carbohydrates 46 grams Fiber 8 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.