Grilled Cheesy Broccoli Pocket with Ham

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 4


  • 1 cup Birds Eye Steamfresh® Broccoli Florets, cooked according to package directions
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup Braeburn or other sweet-tart apple, unpeeled, chopped small
  • ½ cup (2 oz.) deli-sliced ham, chopped
  • 2 whole wheat pita rounds, halved crosswise
  • Mayonnaise or mustard (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat a griddle, skillet or panini pan over MEDIUM heat.
  2. Combine broccoli, cheese, apple and ham in a bowl.
  3. Gently separate each pita half to form a pocket. If desired, spread mayonnaise or mustard to taste inside the pita pocket.
  4. Carefully spoon ½ cup of the broccoli mixture into each of the pita halves.
  5. Brush or wipe the olive oil over the surface of the griddle using a brush or a paper towel. Add the pita halves, tucking in the filling. Grill for 2-4 minutes per side until golden, crisp, and warmed through.  Serve immediately.

Kitchen Tips

Kids will have fun mixing the broccoli filling together and tucking it inside the pita pocket.

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