*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Meatball Pita
 
 Recipe By     : Catering Site
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  pounds        extra-lean ground beef
      1/3  cup           plain nonfat yogurt
      1/3  cup           finely chopped shallots -- (about 2 large)
      1/4  cup           chopped fresh parsley
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
    1      can           tomato puree -- (15-ounce)
    1 1/2  cups          sliced mushrooms -- (about 4 ounces)
      2/3  cup           plain nonfat yogurt
    2      teaspoons     prepared horseradish
    1      cup           shredded lettuce
    1      cup           chopped tomato -- (about 1 large)
    4                    whole         wheat pita breads -- (about 6 inches in
                         -- diameter), cut into
                         -- halves to form
                         -- pockets
 
 Spray 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.  Mix ground beef, 1/3 cup
 yogurt, the shallots, parsley, salt and pepper.  Shape into 24 meatballs, each
 about 1-1/2 inches.  Cook meatballs in skillet over medium heat about 5
 minutes or until light brown on all sides.  Stir in tomato puree and
 mushrooms; turn meatballs to coat with sauce.  Cook about 20 minutes, turning
 occasionally, until meatballs are no longer pink in center.  Remove meatballs
 from skillet.  Cool sauce 5 minutes; stir in 2/3 cup yogurt and the
 horseradish.  Divide meatballs, lettuce, tomatoes and sauce among pita breads.
 8 servings
 
 Posted To Fabfood September 1998~Busted With 2.0 <melizajane@aol.com>
 
 
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