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Oriental Turkey Pitas

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Tired of turkey sandwiches? Try Beverly Graml's fresh-tasting adaptation&151;a warm spicy stir-fry tucked into pita bread. 'A neighbor game me this quick-and-easy recipe years ago,' she pens from Yorktown, Virginia. 'It's been my most popular day-after-turkey dish ever since.'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a nonstick skillet, saute the red pepper, onions and garlic in canola oil until vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with cornstarch, curry powder and cayenne; stir until blended. Add the water, soy sauce, honey and sesame oil; stir until blended. Add turkey. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Spoon into pita halves.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2 filled pita halves) equals 397 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 705 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.


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This was a pretty good way to use up leftover turkey breast. Because I had salted my turkey before hand, the mixture came out just slightly too salty for me. I would make again, using less sal...