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Italian Vegetable Pitas

Italian Vegetable Pitas

Italian Vegetable Pitas

  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

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

Ingredients

  • 1 can (2.25 ounces) sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil, pure OR olive canola blend
  • 4 slices (1 ounce each) provolone cheese
  • ¼ c. ricotta cheese
  • ¼ c. white wine OR water
  • 4 pita pockets
  • 1-½ tsp. Italian Seasoning
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Crushed Red Pepper
  • OR ½ tsp. Onion Salt
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) frozen stir fry vegetable blend

Directions

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