Fill your pockets — Pita Pockets

6 servings
Preparation Time
10 minutes
Cooking Time
Common Allergens
milk, wheat, egg (and/or sesame if using hummus
Equipment List
Cutting knife
Cutting board
Can opener
3 pitas
Medium whole grain pita (can be substituted with a tortilla, whole wheat bread, or naan)
Small tomatoes
18 slices
6 strips
Green pepper
12 leaves
6 oz. (180 g)
Cheddar cheese
6 oz. (180 g)
Cooked egg (or hummus or baked chicken)
6 tbsp. (90 mL)
Pizza sauce (mild)
  1. Cut up vegetables and meat into bite-size pieces, grate cheese, and chop lettuce.
  2. Open up can of sauce.
  3. Place the egg (hummus or chicken), cheese, and vegetables on different plates. Place the pizza sauce in a bowl. 
  4. Use thumbs to open pita. Starting at edge, gently peel one side of the pita back.  This creates a pocket. Fill pocket with food items and add pizza sauce. Fold open end back to enclose the pocket. 

Recipe adapted from Kids in the Kitchen

Note: Childcare facilities with 8+ children should check with their Licensing Officer about what is needed to serve food

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Fill your pockets — Pita Pockets