Toasted Avocado & Bean Pitas

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 5 min 4
Toasted Avocado & Bean Pitas
Health Highlights
A delicious and nutritious vegetarian pita!


4 small pita Pita bread, whole-wheat
1 can(s) (15 oz) Red kidney beans, canned, drained (rinsed)
4 avocado(s) Avocado
4 tbsp Sour cream, vegan
1/4 cup Green onion (chopped)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)
2 tsp Garlic powder (divided, to taste)


1. Preheat oven to 325F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Place pitas on baking sheet and let them get warm for about 10 minutes. You do not want them too crispy.

3. While the pitas are toasting in the oven, heat up the beans in a small fry pan and add seasonings like salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Leave on the fry pan about 5-6 minutes, just until warm.

4. Mash up 4 avocados. Add seasonings salt, pepper and garlic powder, mix well.

5. Once your pitas are toasty, and the beans are ready you can assemble accordingly.

6. Take a generous spoonful of mashed avocado and spread it across your warm, toasty pita. Throw on about 1/4 to 1/3 cup of beans to each pita.

7. Dollop each pita with a serving of vegan sour cream or hummus.

8. Sprinkle with green onions or scallions, season with salt/pepper,



No red kidney beans?

use chickpeas instead

To make this a lighter and grain-free

use iceberg lettuce wraps or any other green of your choice

Nutritional Highlights

Red Kidney Beans

are high in calcium, folic acid, complex carbohydrates and fiber, they help to boost energy and have anti-oxidative properties that help to destroy harmful free radicals from your body



Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 546
Calories from fat 313
Calories from saturated fat 46
Total Fat 35 g
Saturated Fat 5.1 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 19.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 358 mg
Potassium 1327 mg
Total Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fiber 23.5 g
Sugars 1.6 g
Protein 14.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.8
Meat Alternative 0.7
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.8

Energy sources


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