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Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Pockets | Eat Well at Festival Foods Stuffed with ooey-gooey Cheddar cheese, sweet, crisp apples and savory, grilled chicken, today’s recipe offers an entire MyPlate-balanced meal in a single, fits-in-your-hand pocket. Not only are these Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Pockets kid-friendly and filled with lots of delicious and nutritious ingredients, but they’re also made with quick, convenient items, like frozen broccoli and grilled chicken strips, to help ensure dinner is ready and on the table in no time.

 

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Pockets

Recipe adapted from Birds Eye®

Ingredients:

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat a griddle, skillet or panini pan over medium heat.
  2. Mix together broccoli, cheese, apple and chicken in a medium bowl.
  3. Gently separate each pita half to form a pocket. Spoon ½ cup of the broccoli mixture into each of the pita halves.
  4. Brush or wipe olive oil over the surface of the griddle using a brush or a paper towel. Add the pita halves, tucking in the filling. Grill for 2-4 minutes per side until golden, crisp, and warmed throughout. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings  

*Per Serving: Calories 240, Total Fat 11g (Saturated 4.5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 300mg, Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 3g), Protein 13g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%

*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.  

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