chicken with tonnato sauce in pita pockets

Categories
Main dish
Sandwich
Yield
6 servings
MeasureIngredient
  Dorothy Cross TMPJ72B
8-inch pita breads
1 can (3-ounce) tuna -- packed in
  Cut in half crosswise
  Water -- drained
6 larges Lettuce leaves
¼ cup Reduced-calorie mayonnaise
  Rinsed and dried
2 tablespoons Nonfat yogurt
¾ pounds Cooked skinless chicken --
  Or
1½ tablespoon Defatted reduced-sodium
  Turkey -- thinly sliced
  Chicken stock
Red bell peppers -- roasted
½ tablespoon Fresh lemon juice
  And sliced -- or (2) 2.6-oz
1 teaspoon Anchovy paste
  Jars roasted red peppers
10 millilitres Garlic -- minced
  Drained -- rinsed and
  Sliced
1 pinch Cayenne pepper

In a food processor or blender, combine tuna, mayonnaise, yogurt, chicken stock, lemon juice, anchovy paste, garlic and cayenne; process until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings.To assemble the sandwiches, line pita halves with lettuce and fill with chic 191 calories per serving: 5 grams fat, 226 mg sodium, 50 mg cholesterol.

COMMENTS: Inspired by the northern Italian dish vitello tonnato, or veal in tuna sauce, this sandwich features the unusual combination of chicken or turkey with creamy tuna sauceand roasted peppers. Source: Eating Well Magazine - July/August, 1992 Reformatted for Meal Master by: CYGNUS, HCPM52C & C.MINEAH

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