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Kale and Brussels sprouts stuffed pita sandwich

Salty pancetta, crunchy Brussels sprouts and creamy blue cheese make this light pita sandwich irresistible.



  • 8 oz. Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced
  • 2 oz. pancetta, chopped
  • 3 cups tightly packed curly leaf kale
  • 2 Tbs. blue cheese, crumbled


  • 2 Tbs. chopped shallot
  • 1 tsp. coarse mustard
  • 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 whole pita bread rounds, cut in half


  1. In a bowl, toss together the Brussels sprouts, pancetta, kale and blue cheese.
  2. Prepare the dressing by whisking together shallots, mustard, vinegar, olive oil and salt. Pour dressing over salad. Toss to coat.
  3. Stuff salad inside each pita. Serve.

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