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Chicken Gyro Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

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A quick and healthy gyro-inspired salad with crunchy romaine, red onions, and peppers, topped with juicy seasoned chicken, feta cheese, pita croutons, and creamy tzatziki dressing!

Ingredients

  • 2 round pita breads
  • 6-8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 3 teaspoons mediterranean seasoning (may sub Italian in a pinch)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Tzatziki Dressing

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain fat free greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup light mayo (optional – see note)
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Brush pita breads with olive oil and cut into triangles. Lay in a single layer on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 5-7 minutes until lightly browned. Allow to cool.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to use.
  • Season chicken with Mediterranean seasoning, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook over medium heat in a large skillet for 4-6 minutes on each side until cooked through. Cut into strips.
  • Distribute lettuce, chicken, peppers, onions, feta cheese and pita croutons between 4 bowls. Serve with tzatziki dressing.
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