Pear, Feta and Pecan Stuffed Pita

Published: September 20, 2015 | By Dr Wendy Bazilian

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: Less than 10 minutes

1/2 pear, sliced

2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

2 tablespoons pecan halves or chopped

1 cup baby spinach

1/4 cup grated carrots

2 tablespoons dressing (real ingredients or a homemade Italian style)

2/3 pita (save the rest to make pita chips)

In a small bowl, combine the pear slices, feta, pecans, spinach, and carrots. Drizzle with the vinaigrette, tossing well to coat the salad. Place the mixture in the pita and serve immediately.

Variation: Substitute a small sliced apple for pear and/or 1 to 2 tablespoons of shredded cheddar or goat cheese for feta. Substitute equal amounts of walnuts, almond slices, or pine nuts for pecan halves.

From The SuperFoodsRx Diet by Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD, reprinted with permission from Rodale Publishers.

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Dr. Wendy Bazilian is writer, researcher, educator, food enthusiast and award-winning journalist. She is a registered dietitian and an American College of Sports Medicine-certified Health and Fitness Specialist. Her expertise covers a wide range of subjects in nutrition and health that include optimal eating for active individuals, weight management and healthy aging. Dr. Wendy has been a guest on programs that include NBC’s Today Show, Regis & Kelly, and ABC’s Good Morning America. She is author of The SuperFoodsRx Diet: Lose Weight with the Power of SuperNutrients. Visit