Greek Bean Pitas

Servings 6 people


  • 15 ounces white beans drained and rinsed or homemade
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped black olives
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 whole-wheat pitas
  • 6 large Romaine lettuce leaves


  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, except pitas and lettuce.
  • Place a lettuce leaf on top of each flat pita; spoon bean filling down the center then roll up the sides of the pita with the bottom of the pita smaller than the top.
  • Wrap the bottom of the pita with plastic wrap for easy handling. OR, stuff pitas with bean mixture and shred the lettuce on top.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Stir-fried zucchini and yellow squash.
VEGETARIAN: No changes necessary.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure beans, olives and vinegar are gluten free. Use gluten free pitas.
NUTRITION: Per serving: 311 Calories; 5g Fat; 14g Protein; 56g Carbohydrate; 10g Dietary Fiber; 11mg Cholesterol; 566mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat. Points: 8
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