Artichoke Pita Chips

Artichoke Pita Chips
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Recipe type: Appetizers & Snacks
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Serves: 5
 
Low fat; makes 5 dozen
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 9 oz. package frozen artichoke hearts
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese
  • ⅓ cup fat free mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 8 small pita pockets
  • Grated fat free Parmesan cheese (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Combine artichokes, water and celery in a small saucepan and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
  3. Drain well.
  4. Combine artichoke mixture and onions and chop finely in a food processor. Scrape this into a large bowl.
  5. Puree the cottage cheese in the processor and add the pureed cottage cheese, mayonnaise and lemon juice to the artichoke mixture.
  6. Split pitas in half and spread with 3 tablespoons artichoke mixture (on rough side of pita), sprinkle on cheese (if desired), and cut into 4 wedges.
  7. Arrange on baking sheets and bake in a preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through and the edges are brown.
  8. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 157 Fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 27g Sodium: 500mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 11g Cholesterol: 4g