"Quick, healthy and can be prepared for brown bags and amounts increased for potlucks."
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or 1 tablespoon
ground red pepper
( to taste)
sweet onion, sliced paper thin
red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
feta cheese, finely crumbled
pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
8 fresh mint, leaves or 8
8 butter lettuce leaves or 8
To prepare vinaigrette: Whisk together bottled vinaigrette, mint or cilantro and cayenne. Adjust the flavor with a little lemon juice.
To prepare sandwiches: In a bowl, combine onion, bell pepper, cucumber, feta and olives. Toss with half of the vinaigrette.
Combine hummus with remaining vinaigrette. Cut each pita bread in half and open up the pockets. Spread a quarter of the hummus mixture in each half, then stuff with the vegetable salad, mint or cilantro leaves and lettuce leaves. If not serving immediately, wrap the sandwiches in aluminum foil and refrigerate.