CHICKEN AND FENNEL PITA

It is a high calcium base receipe. Calcium is important for bone health. Vitamin D increases the absorption of calcium, and may promote strong or healthier bones.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 bulb fennel, quartered, cored and thinly sliced (keep chopped feathery tops for garnish)
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 225 g boneless, skinless chicken breast, very thinly sliced
  • 8 whole-wheat pitas (10 cm each)
  • 90 g shredded mozzarella (or provolone) cheese
  • Pepper

Also Read: Cream Stuffed Prunes (Calcium Rich)

Direction

  1. Preheat the oven to 260 ° C.
  2.  Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  3.  Add the fennel and red pepper
  4.  Cook and stir often until the vegetables begin to soften (about 5 minutes).
  5.  Add the chicken and cook for another 5 minutes until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is cooked through.
  6.  Place the pitas on a baking sheet and garnish each with an equal portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture; sprinkle with cheese and pepper.
  7.  Cook until cheese melts and turns golden, 10 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle over chopped fennel and serve hot.

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