Natural Balance Foods

Summery Pita Pocket Salad

Avocado Pitta

For a fresh, vibrant and nutritious lunch then look no further than this exciting summery salad. Our buddies at Hillmotts have sent us this delicious and light recipe, so have a go and eat yourself happy and healthy!

Ingredients

  • 1 Avocado – sliced thinly
  • 2 thin slices of watermelon for the pitas
  • A couple of thin watermelon strips for the salad
  • Handful of fine green beans chopped in half each (from frozen)
  • A small bunch finely chopped mint
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • A couple of salad leaves or rocket leaves
  • 1 oven warmed pita bread

Method

  1. To begin, make the salad by gathering the green beans, melon strips, half the mint, half the dressing and mixing together in a large salad bowl
  2. Heat the pita bread in the oven or toaster for a 2-4 minutes so it’s warm and almost crispy
  3. Slice the cooked pita bread open and add the melon, sliced avocado and a few salad leaves, before coating lightly with the lemon and olive oil dressing
  4. Put the stuffed pita on a plate and then add the remaining green bean, melon and mint salad as garnish and serve
  5. Enjoy!