Mini Turkey Mince Patties in Pita Pockets

Mini Turkey Mince Patties in Pita Pockets

These pita pockets are not only tasty and easy to make, but high in calcium and fibre, low in carbs and diabetes-friendly!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Cuisine Chicken / Poultry & Egg, High Calcium, High Fiber, Low Carbohydrate, Quick Easy
Servings 4 People


  • 250 g Fresh Turkey Mince
  • 4 pcs Spring Onions Thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Pinch Ground Cayenne Pepper
  • 5 g Fresh Coriander Leaves Finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Wholemeal Pita Pockets (67g each)
  • 80 g Mixed Salad Leaves
  • 2 pcs Italian Tomatoes Seeds removed, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup Thick Greek-style Natural Yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Mint Finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander Leaves Finely chopped
  • 1 Pinch Cracked Black Pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 150°C.
  • Combine turkey mince, spring onions, coriander, cumin, cayenne pepper, fresh coriander and lemon juice in a large bowl. Form tablespoonfuls of mixture into patties.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add half of patties and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through. Alternatively, cook patties in a non-stick grill, such as a George Foreman grill.
  • Transfer cooked patties onto an oven tray lined with non-stick paper and place in the oven to keep warm.
  • Add remaining oil to the frying pan and cook remaining patties.
  • Cut each pita bread in half and split open. Fill pockets with salad leaves, tomato and capsicum. Place 2 patties in each pocket and serve with a spoonful of yoghurt and herb dressing.
  • To make yoghurt and herb dressing: Combine yoghurt, mint and coriander in a bowl. Season with pepper.


Calories :423
Kilojoules :1765
Fat :13.3
Carbohydrate :40.7
Protein :33.7
Sodium :490
Saturated Fat :4.4
Fiber :4.7
Calcium :81
Sugar :6.8
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