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Recipe: Chicken Caesar pitas

Serves 2

Medically reviewed on Oct 31, 2018

Dietitian Tip

Instead of using chicken from a can, you can grill boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Cube the grilled chicken and add to the recipe. To make it a meal, add a side of baked potato chips, carrot sticks, and sliced pineapple and bananas.


1 can (5 ounces) chunky white meat chicken packed in water, drained
3/4 cup chopped romaine lettuce
1 Roma tomato, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup fat-free Caesar dressing
1 whole-wheat pita bread, cut in half


In a small bowl, add the chicken, lettuce, tomato, Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing. Toss to mix evenly. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.

Stuff the chicken mixture into the pita bread halves. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size1 pita half
Carbohydrate24 g
Cholesterol33 mg
Fiber4 g
Protein18 g
Sodium1,047 mg
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Total Fat5 g

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