Fruity Thai Pita Pockets

Fruity Thai Pita Pockets
Bored with the same old sandwich at lunch? Liven up packed lunches with this Thai-influenced pita pocket: a surprising blend of fruits, spinach, and peanut sauce tucked in a very portable pita pocket.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner, lunch
Servings 4 servings
Calories 370 kcal


  • 15 oz canned tropical fruit salad in 100% juice
  • 4 whole-grain pita pockets
  • 4 cups fresh spinach torn
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro optional
  • 3 tablespoons reserved juice from tropical fruit salad
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter crunchy or chunky
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce


  • In a colander over a bowl, drain fruit salad well; reserve 3 tablespoons juice.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together reserved juice, peanut butter, cream cheese, and soy sauce.
  • Place drained fruit, spinach, and cilantro (if desired) in a bowl; mix gently.
  • Add sauce and toss.
  • Slice a small portion off each pita. Tuck the slice inside the bottom of the pita.
  • Fill each pita pocket with the fruit-spinach mixture.
  • Wrap individually in plastic wrap and refrigerate. Will keep well overnight.


Serving: 1sandwichCalories: 370kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 13gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 550mgPotassium: 597mgFiber: 6gSugar: 13gCalcium: 80mgIron: 3mg
Keyword RD Reviewed, Sandwich
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