Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

When you put together a few aromatic and tasty vegetables, a little cooking oil, some herbs and spices, you get a nice filling for a sandwich. But if you like pita bread or pocket bread, then all you have to do is stuff this filling in your pocket bread. And now you have a wonderful, healthy sandwich, but different from the usual.

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich 

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

 

Hover over the highlighted Keywords below for Images and/or Description of some of the Ingredients: 

Avocado, Bell Peppers, Black Pepper, Cayenne, Cilantro, Coriander, Cumin, Garlic, Olive Oil, Onions, Tomatoes

 

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

Serves 2
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 20 minutes
Dietary Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Hot
Region Indian

Ingredients

  • 2 Pita breads (large ones, if possible, whole wheat or regular)
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 Bell Pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 stick Celery (peeled, finely chopped)
  • 1 Small Potato (with or without skin, finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil (or Avocado oil, or any cooking oil)

Optional

  • 4 cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Grated Cheese (Mozarella, Spicy Jack, Provolone)

Note

Serving Suggestions:

1) Serve hot.
2) Serve with a side of fruit or chips.

Options:

1) If you are Vegan, skip the cheese.

Directions

Step 1

Place a non-stick frypan on medium heat. Add oil.

Step 2

When oil is hot, add the onion and bell pepper. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir fry for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until garlic is cooked.

Step 4

Add the chopped celery and potatoes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir fry the veggies uncovered. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the celery and potatoes are cooked.

Step 5

Add the spices. Add the tomatoes. Stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the cilantro. Mix thoroughly. Lower the heat to Simmer or Very Low.

Step 6

Have a microwaveable Platter ready to place the finished pita sandwiches.

Step 7

Place a pita bread in the toaster oven, or a microwave oven). When the pita is slightly heated up, take it out. Cut a pita into two in the middle.

Step 8

Take a heated up pita-half in your hand. Using your fingers, pry it open slightly until it creates a pocket. Sometimes it may not be a perfect pocket, but that's okay.

Step 9

Add 1 tablespoon of grated cheese at the bottom of the pita-half.

Step 10

Add a few tablespoons of the veggie mixture, one tablespoon at a time, until almost full.

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich
Step 11

Top it with a tablespoon of grated cheese, if you like, and if there is room. Place the pita-half sideways on a microwaveable platter.

Step 12

Repeat Step 8 through 11, until all the pita-half sandwiches are done.

Step 13

When the four pita-half sandwiches are done, place the platter with the sandwiches in the microwave for a minute on High, or until the cheese appears melted a little.

Step 14

Serve the sandwiches hot, with a side of fruit or chips.

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

 

Lite Veggie Lunch
Delicious Veggie Pulav Rice

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

   LATEST POSTS :
Spicy Rice Noodles Mexican Style

Spicy Rice Noodles Mexican Style

Spicy Rice Noodles Mexican Style Just a simple recipe using Rice Noodles, some Vegetables and some Mexican spices. It is ...
Read More
Long Green Bean Spicy Curry

Long Green Bean Spicy Curry

Long Green Bean Spicy Curry If you feel like having a variation to the usual string beans, you will like ...
Read More
Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup A simple, tasty, healthy, colorful soup. Try it. I am sure you will like it. Hover over ...
Read More
Lite Veggie Lunch

Lite Veggie Lunch

Lite Veggie Lunch Why should a burger patty always be enclosed in buns or rolls? Sometimes, when a light lunch ...
Read More

Spicy Rice Noodles Italian Style

Spicy Rice Noodles Italian Style Just a simple recipe using Rice Noodles, some veggies and some spices. It may be ...
Read More
Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich

Spicy Veggie Pita Sandwich When you put together a few aromatic and tasty vegetables, a little cooking oil, some herbs ...
Read More