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Breakfast

Salmon-Caper Breakfast Pockets

With more fiber and less fat than your typical deli bagel with cream cheese and lox, this pocket still delivers savory speedy satisfaction. Protein-rich pouched or canned salmon in lieu of the traditional smoked and cured variety kicks loads of sodium and nitrites out of the picture.

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Yvonne Duivenvoorden

Here’s another great breakfast idea: pumpkin pancakes!

Servings
4
Prep Time
5 min
Duration
5 min

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp capers, drained
  • Zest 1/2 lemon (about 1 1/2 tsp)
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas (each 6 inches in diameter), halved
  • 7 oz cooked salmon (pouched or canned), flaked
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 cups baby arugula leaves

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, blend together cream cheese, capers and lemon zest.
  2. Gently open 1 pita half and spread quarter of cream-cheese mixture on 1 side. Arrange quarter of salmon on top of cream-cheese mixture, then add quarter of tomato and tuck in 1/2 cup arugula. Repeat steps with remaining pita halves and filling.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size breakfast pocket (1 half pita)
  • Calories 210
  • Carbohydrate Content 21 g
  • Cholesterol Content 38 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 16 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 476 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g