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Italian Vegetable Pitas

Italian Vegetable Pitas

Italian Vegetable Pitas

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 4 servings

Frozen stir fry vegetables and cheese make a quick and hearty vegetarian pita sandwich!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil, pure OR olive canola blend
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) frozen stir fry vegetable blend
  • ½ tsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
  • ½ tsp. garlic salt
  • OR onion salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper, red crushed
  • ¼ c. white wine OR water
  • 1 can (2.25 ounces) sliced ripe olives
  • ¼ c. ricotta cheese
  • 4 slices (1 ounce each) provolone cheese
  • 4 pita pockets

Directions

  1. Heat oil in skillet over high heat.
  2. Add vegetables; cook and stir about 5 minutes, until tender.
  3. Sprinkle Italian herb seasoning, garlic salt and crushed red pepper evenly over vegetables.
  4. Add wine and olives and continue cooking until liquid has evaporated.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in ricotta cheese.
  6. Line inside of each pita pocket with 1 slice of provolone cheese.
  7. Stuff each with hot vegetable mixture.
  8. Serve immediately.

Tips

Any blend of stir fry frozen vegetables may be used or use 2 cups of your favorite blend of fresh vegetables (sugar snap peas, thin sliced carrots, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, etc.

Add about 5 minutes to the cooking time if using fresh vegetables.