Mediterranean Pita Pocket

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  • Prep Time

    10
    minutes
  • Total

    15
    minutes
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Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¾ cup corn
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 carrot
  • ¼ cup black beans
  • 1 cup Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing, divided
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg white
  • 1½ cup bread crumbs
  • fresh parsley
  • ¼ - ½ cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 4 pita bread rounds

Directions

  1. 1. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
  2. 2. Stir in corn, scallions and bell pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until softened but not brown. Add garlic, cumin and cayenne and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  3. 3. Remove from heat and stir in spinach. Add carrot, beans and ⅓ cup Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing, stir to combine. Add egg white and season with salt and pepper. Stir in enough bread crumbs so that the mixture holds together.
  4. 4. Shape mixture into 8 1-inch disks. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  5. 5. Meanwhile in a small bowl, whisk ⅔ cup Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing, cucumber and parsley until well combined. Cover and refrigerate.
  6. 6. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a non-stick skillet and cook patties until golden brown on each side and warmed through.
  7. 7. Place two patties inside pita bread and drizzle with dressing.
  8. 8. Add tomatoes and lettuce if desired.