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Health Information Library Recipes Tomato-basil sandwich

Tomato-basil sandwich

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Half a filled pita
Calories 199

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Saturated fat 4 g
Total fat 7 g
Sodium 311 mg
Cholesterol 15 mg
Dietary fiber 3 g
Protein 11 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Pita bread replaces sliced bread in this easy tomato and basil sandwich.

Ingredients

(Serves 2)
  • 1 whole-wheat pita, cut in half
  • 2 or more leaves of romaine lettuce
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 thinly sliced tomato
  • 2 thin slices of red onion
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat smoked provolone cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Toast the pita bread halves in the toaster and open the pockets. Divide the lettuce, basil, tomato, onion and cheese, and layer between the 2 halves. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and freshly ground pepper. Serve.

Last Updated: July 10th, 2015