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Crab & Pea Pod Pita

You find this sandwich a cool and crunchy crabmeat mixture is tucked into pita bread halves in this satisfying sandwich.

Makes 8 sandwiches
Prep Time: 20 min.

Crab & Pea Pod PitaIngredients:

  • Crab Mixture Ingredients:
    • 8 - ounces imitation crabmeat, drained, flaked
    • 2 - cups fresh pea pods or snow peas, cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 1/2 - cup water chestnuts, chopped
    • 2 - Tablespoons chopped red bell pepper
    • 2 - Tablespoons sliced green onions
  • Dressing Ingredients:
    • 1/4 - cup fat free mayonnaise
    • 1 - Tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
    • 1 - teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 - teaspoon curry powder
  • Pita Ingredients:
    • 4 - whole wheat pita pockets, cut in half
    • 8 - lettuce leaves
    • 4 - (1-ounce) slices Deli Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, cut in half


  1. Combine all crab mixture ingredients in large bowl.
  2. Combine all dressing ingredients in small bowl; toss with crab mixture.
  3. Line pita pockets with lettuce leaf.
  4. Place 1 piece cheese in each pita pocket.
  5. Fill with 1/2 cup salad mixture.

Alanís Kitchen Tip

  • Serve as a plated salad. Place lettuce leaf onto plate; top with salad mixture.
  • Serve with slices of melon.
  • Serve as filling for tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving):
Calories: 250, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 50mg
Sodium: 390mg, Carbohydrates: 28g
Dietary Fiber: 4g, Protein: 20g

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