Monday, February 18, 2013

Greek Chicken Patties

You will love this quick and easy protein packed dinner!

serves 4 ( 9 points +)

  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 T. crushed garlic
  • 24 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt, divided
  • 1 T. canola oil
  • 1/2 c. plain 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 c. diced onion
  • 1/4 c. chopped English cucumber
  • 1 tsp. dried dill
  • 1 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 c. fresh baby spinach
  • 1plum tomato, cut into 8 slices
  • 4 lemon slices
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 3 oz. feta cheese, sliced
  • 2 whole wheat pitas, warmed and cut into 4 wedges each

Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/4 tsp. salt in a food processor; process until ground. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions and shape into a patty. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to the pan. Add patties and cook 3 minutes per side or until juices run clear.

Combine yogurt and next 4 ingredients; stir in 1/4 tsp. salt/ 
Place 1/2 c. spinach on each plate. Top with chicken patties, squeeze lemon over chicken. Top with  tomato slices; sprinkle with pepper. Serve with yogurt mixture, feta cheese, and pita wedges.

adapted from "Cooking Light"


  1. I have made this several times, and it's wonderful! I usually buy the ground chicken. It's a great light meal and perfect during the summer months!

    1. Glad you liked it! I made it in winter and it was good then too! I will have to make it again next summer!


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