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California Strawberry Hummus Pita Sandwiches

California Strawberry Hummus Pita Sandwiches

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Category: Diabetes-Friendly

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These California Strawberry Hummus Pita Sandwiches are a modern twist on a Mediterranean favorite.


2 whole wheat pitas, cut in half
1 cup shredded cooked chicken
¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
½ cup sliced cucumber
4 medium California strawberries, hulled and sliced
1 bunch watercress
¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled

½ recipe California Strawberry Hummus


To make the sandwiches, spread hummus inside pita halves. Fill with chicken, onion, cucumber, sliced strawberries, watercress and feta.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 234 calories; 5 g fat; 38 mg cholesterol; 568 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 6 g fiber; 18 g protein

California Strawberry Hummus


2 cups hulled and quartered California strawberries
1 (14.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
½ teaspoon kosher salt


To make the hummus, place strawberries, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, pepper and salt in the work bowl of a food processor. Blend until very smooth.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 114 calories; 2 g fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 532 mg sodium; 20 g carbohydrate; 6 g fiber; 6 g protein

Diabetes Exchanges: Starch 2, Fruit 0.5, Vegetable 0.25, Very Lean Meat 2, Medium-Fat Meat 0.5

Nutrition per Serving

Calories 114
Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 532mg
Carbohydrates 20g
Fiber 6g
Protein 6g