I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Chicken Caesar Pita

Another simple sandwich to make and very good.  You will end up with extra dressing with this recipe.   Makes a wonderful salad dressing.

(serves 4)

*4 pita breads
*1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, grilled, & cut into strips.
*2 cups romaine lettuce, sliced thin
*1/4 cup fleshly grated parmesan cheese
Dressing Ingredients:
*/2 tablespoon egg yolk
*1 teaspoon dijon mustard
*1/4 teaspoon anchovy paste
*1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced
*1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
*1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
*1/8 cup olive oil
*1/2 tablespoon warm water, if needed
*1/8 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

~Place egg yolk, mustard, anchovies, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice & worcestershire sauce int a bowl.
~Whisk until well blended.
~Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking until smooth and well mixed.
~If the dressing gets to thick, add the warm water.
~Add 1/2 cup parmesan cheese and continue to mix well.
~In a large bowl, mix chicken, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese & lettuce.
~Drizzle in desired amount of dressing.
~Place on pita bread, fold pita in half, & serve.

`add cherry tomatoes
`substitute pita bread with pita pockets.  Cut pockets in half and stuff with chicken caesar mix.
`substitute home made caesar dressing with store bought.

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