Spicy Chili Turkey Pitas

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Date Posted:
March 10, 2014

Like a taco, but tucked in a pita! As a meal for four that costs $10 or less, Spicy Chili Turkey Pockets hit the mark for a quick and easy family supper or for a hearty lunch on the weekend.

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