Paprika Spiced Turkey Pita

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22 Ratings
Directions for: Paprika Spiced Turkey Pita


Paprika Spice Mix

1 Tbsp fennel seed

1 Tbsp coriander seed

3 Tbsp paprika

1 ½ Tbsp garlic powder

Turkey Breast

1 2 lb(s) boneless turkey breast, skin removed

Paprika Spice Mix


2 vine tomatoes, chopped

½ sweet onion, sliced ¼ inch thick, soaked in cold water for 5 minutes and drained

4 Greek Pitas, lightly toasted

Hummus Dip

1 540 mL can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 Tbsp yogurt

½ cup plus 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

juice of 1 lemon

1 clove garlic

1 red pepper, diced

pinch sugar

1 bunch parsley, chopped

pinch of paprika


Paprika Yogurt Sauce

1 cup plain yogurt

1 tsp honey

2 tsp smoked paprika

1 clove garlic, minced

juice of ½ lemon


Assembling paprika Spiced Turk


Paprika Spice Mix

1. Place fennel seeds and coriander seeds in a mortar and pestle.

2. Grind until fine, transfer to a bowl.

3. Add paprika and garlic powder, mix to incorporate.

Turkey Breast

1. Preheat oven to 425F.

2. Place turkey breast on a tray, press Paprika Spice Mix on all sides of turkey.

3. Place turkey in oven, roast until cooked through, approximately 40-45 minutes.

4. Allow turkey to rest for 15 minutes.

5. Thinly slice turkey breast.

Hummus Dip

1. Place chickpeas, yogurt, lemon juice and garlic cloves in a blender.

2. As ingredients are processing, pour ½ cup of olive oil in a thin stream.

3. Transfer to a bowl.

4. In a small bowl, place red pepper, sugar and salt.

5. Mix to incorporate.

6. Add chopped parsley and mix.

7. Sprinkle paprika over Hummus Dip and top with red pepper and parsley topping.

8. Drizzle remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil around Hummus Dip.

Paprika Yogurt Sauce

1. Place all ingredients in a bowl.

2. Mix to incorporate.

Assembling paprika Spiced Turk

1. Place toasted pita on a plate.

2. Spoon Paprika Yogurt Sauce along centre of pita.

3. Place slices of Paprika Spiced Turkey.

4. Top with chopped tomatoes and onions.

5. Wrap and enjoy.

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