Recipe courtesy of
Total:
20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 serving
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Pitas:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (9.6-ounce) package Jimmy Dean(R) Hearty Turkey Sausage Crumbles
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 teaspoons)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves (about 3 ounces), coarsely chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped kalamata olives (about 15 olives)
  • 1 (4-ounce) package crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pita bread rounds (with pockets), cut in half
  • Red onion, thinly sliced, optional
Tzatziki Sauce:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup chopped English cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

For the pitas: Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add Jimmy Dean(R) Hearty Original Sausage Crumbles, oregano, and garlic and cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is hot, stirring frequently. Stir in lemon juice.

Combine spinach, tomatoes, cheese, olives, and pepper in large bowl. 

For the tzatziki sauce: Mix the sour cream, cucumber, mint, lemon juice, and salt until well blended; cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

To assemble: Fill pita halves with sausage mixture, then spinach mixture. Add onion slices, if desired and drizzle with tzatziki sauce.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Mediterranean Medley

Spicy Tex-Mex Pita Burgers

Sausage and Apple Breakfast Casserole

Sausage-Broccoli Pasta

Corn Chowder with Smoked Sausage

Polenta with Sausage and Mushrooms

Sausage, Mushroom and Cranberry Tart

Sausage Apple Pancakes with Walnut Butter

Recipe courtesy of Brigitte Nguyen

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here