Turkey Pitas with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce




Ingredients:

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • (4-ounce) turkey cutlets
  • (6-inch) whole-wheat pitas
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper 
  • 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water 
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper



Preparation:

  1. 1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Combine cumin, paprika, salt, and turmeric in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture evenly over turkey. Add turkey to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove turkey from pan.
  2. 2. Cut off top third of each pita; reserve for another use. Add pitas to pan; grill 30 seconds on each side or until marked. Cut turkey into slices. Divide turkey, cucumber, and bell pepper evenly among pitas.
  3. 3. Combine tahini and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve tahini mixture with sandwiches.
Note:
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