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                                 TEXAS PITA
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Mcdougall
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Yellow onion, diced
      1/2   c            Carrot, peeled and grated
      3/4   c            Green bell pepper, diced
    2       ts           Chili powder
    1       tb           Garlic, crushed
    1       t            Cilantro, chopped
      1/2   ts           Thyme
      1/2   ts           Cumin seed, ground
      1/2   ts           Sea salt
      1/2   ts           Black pepper
    1       c            Whole corn, fresh or frozen
    1       c            Pinto beans, cooked
    5                    Whole wheat pita, cut in 1/2
   10                    Lettuce leaves, chopped
   10                    Slices tomato, 1/4 thick
 
   In some water (in a non-stick pan), saute the
   vegetables (except corn) and spices over medium heat
   for about 5 minutes. Add the corn and cooked beans.
   Continue to cook until the beans and corn are hot. Lay
   the pita on its side.  Add a slice of tomato, 1/2 cup
   of the filling and lettuce. Serve hot.
   
   From “Natural Health” magazine, May/June 1993
  
 
 
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