MEDITERRANEAN BEEF AND SALAD PITA

Mediterranean Beef & Salad Pita -- Traditionally Mediterranean ingredients like feta and olives are mixed into a salad in a unique presentation.
Traditionally Mediterranean ingredients like feta and olives are mixed into a salad in a unique presentation.
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 25 to 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  3. 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  4. 1/3 cup crumbled herb-flavored feta cheese
  5. 1/3 cup prepared regular or reduced fat non-creamy Italian dressing or other vinaigrette
  6. 1/4 cup Kalamata or ripe olives, chopped
  7. 4 pita breads, toasted

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEDITERRANEAN BEEF AND SALAD PITA

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and bell pepper; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Pour off drippings.
  2. Add lettuce, cheese, dressing and olives to beef mixture; toss to combine. Top pitas with equal amounts of beef mixture.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
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