Bacon Cheesy Whole-Wheat Pita Pockets

Bacon Cheesy Whole-Wheat Pita Pockets
Marla Meridith


  • slices bacon, halved
  • avocado, peeled and pitted
  •   Juice of 1 lemon
  • mini whole-wheat pita pockets
  • 4 Ounces  grated Cheddar or your favorite cheese

There is something fabulous about being able to hold a meal in your hands. These mini pita pockets are the perfect size for kids and just as wonderful for adults. Beware: They may be small, but they are hard to stop eating. Make a few for lunch and a few more for a snack. Use any cheese you like, but a slightly sharp Cheddar is a classic pairing with the bacon and creamy avocado.

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In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until crisp. Blot with paper towels. Meanwhile, slice the avocado and toss the pieces with some lemon juice to prevent browning.

Stuff the mini pita pockets with the cheese, avocado, and cooked bacon. Toast the stuffed pita pockets for a few minutes until the cheese is melted and gooey.


Calories per serving:

661 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Sugar Conscious, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 127g 196%
  • Carbs 307g 102%
  • Saturated 44g 219%
  • Fiber 53g 212%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Monounsaturated 51g
  • Polyunsaturated 18g
  • Protein 97g 193%
  • Cholesterol 192mg 64%
  • Sodium 3,787mg 158%
  • Calcium 887mg 89%
  • Magnesium 461mg 115%
  • Potassium 2,241mg 64%
  • Iron 18mg 99%
  • Zinc 14mg 96%
  • Phosphorus 1,739mg 248%
  • Vitamin A 326µg 36%
  • Vitamin C 51mg 85%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 150%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 75%
  • Niacin (B3) 23mg 114%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 114%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 378µg 94%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 26%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 9mg 44%
  • Vitamin K 53µg 66%
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