Trying to Eat Lean-Easy Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce

Trying to eat lean is no new concept to me. It’s definitely a battle of the wills. Sometimes that skinny girl stuck inside me comes knocking at my brain just begging for a chance. But most of the time, the chubby girl wins out in the end. In this particular case though, the skinny girl wants to come out and play. She might not stick around long but while she’s here I figure I better post what’s she’s cooking…Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas!

Easy Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

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If you’re “TRYING” to eat lean like me then you’ll love Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas with Tzatziki Sauce. This recipe has been modified from many recipes I’ve tried and made just the way I like it.

First I start with the marinade.

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Then I grill up the chicken.

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Then I assemble the Pitas.

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Then I eat! I like to add tomato, spinach, and homemade tzatziki sauce to top it off.

Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas with Tzatziki Sauce

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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For the Marinade

  • 3 cloves or 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • juice of a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 big tablespoons of nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
  • Cavender’s All Purpose Greek Seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • salt & pepper

1 1/4 lbs chicken breast tenderloin

Cut chicken tenderloin in two. Mix all the ingredients and add the chicken. Marinate for at least 30 minutes. While the chicken is marinating, mix together your tzatziki sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 clove or 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 small cucumber
  • salt & pepper

Peel and seed the cucumber. Finely chop or shred with a cheese grater. Wrap in a towel and squeeze out excess liquid. Mix together all tzatziki sauce ingredients and chill in the fridge until ready to eat.

Grill your chicken and assemble.

I like to serve these Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas with a side of Not As Fattening As Fried-Sauteed Panko Zucchini.

If this recipe sounds good, you should check out my Greek Steak Pitas with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms. It’s my husbands favorite meal of all time!

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Stick around to see what else the skinny girl stuck in me cooks on her mission to try and eat lean! Now, go get your Greek on and smash some plates!

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