Middle Eastern Chicken Sloppy Joe

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch scallions (white and green parts separate), thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 4 (4-inch) whole wheat pitas with pockets, tops trimmed and warmed
  • Suggested servings: sliced tomato and cucumbers
Directions
  • Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, add the scallion whites cinnamon, salt, and pepper, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic, tomato, and raisins and cook over high heat until mixture is almost dry, about 6 minutes. Add the chicken and cook stirring until meat is cooked through, about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the green part of the scallions, yogurt, and pine nuts. Serve mixture stuffed into warm pita with tomato slices and cucumber slices.


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