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Rice and Roast Beef Sandwiches

Rice and Roast Beef Sandwiches

Tender, lean cooked roast beef in whole wheat pita rounds with brown rice, onions, corn, olives, barbecue sauce, lime juice and tasty seasonings. Healthy and delicious Rice and Roast Beef Sandwiches!

Ingredients

1 small red onion, sliced into thin rings
1 teaspoon olive oil
3 cups cooked brown rice (cooked without butter or salt)
1/2 cup whole kernel canned corn
1/2 cup sliced ripe olives (optional)
1/3 cup barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
4 whole-wheat pita rounds, halved and warmed
1 cup thinly sliced, cooked lean roast beef
Lettuce leaves
1 large tomato, seeded and chopped

Directions

Saute onion in oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until tender.

Add rice, corn, olives, barbecue sauce, lime juice, cumin and garlic powder; toss until heated.

Line each pita half with lettuce leaf, 1/2 cup hot rice mixture and roast beef; top with tomato.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings.
Serving size: 1/2-pita
Calories: 229; Total Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 14mg; Sodium: 337mg

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