spinach turkey pitas
  • (2 tsp.) olive oil
  • (2 cloves) garlic, minced
  • (1/2 medium) onion, chopped
  • (1 lb.) lean ground turkey breast
  • (10 oz. package) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • Ground black pepper
  • (4) whole wheat pitas, halved
  • (1 medium) tomato, chopped



Spinach and Turkey Pitas

Whole-wheat pitas stuffed with a filling of ground turkey and chopped spinach sauteed with garlic and onion.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 25 minutes


  1. 1Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. When hot, add garlic and onion. Cook 5 minutes, then add the turkey and cook another 15 minutes, breaking it up with a wooden
  2. 2Add spinach, cook another 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pepper to taste.
  3. 3Stuff each pita with filling, add tomatoes and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 pita halves

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 302
  • Total Fat 4.8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 31.1 g
  • Protein 35.7 g
  • Cholesterol — mg
  • Sodium 350 mg
  • Fiber 6.3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Wraps and Pitas

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.