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(post, Sarah Pember)
(For full post, see The Smart Kitchen at http://thesmartkitchen.blogspot.com) Spinachoke Quesa-pitas (Serves 4) 4 whole wheat pitas 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves minced garlic 4 cups frozen chopped or cut leaf spinach 2 cups chopped artichoke hearts Salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes (optional) 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1/4 cup part-skim ricotta 2 oz. 1/3-less-fat cream cheese 1/4 cup feta cheese 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. In a large saute pan, cook onion and garlic until soft and fragrant. 3. Add frozen spinach, and cook until it has warmed through. [As it cooks, break up frozen chunks with a wooden spoon.] 4. Add artichoke hearts, stirring well. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes, if desired. 5. Once the spinachoke mixture is cooked through, remove from heat. 6. In a food processor, combine cheeses and blend until smooth and creamy. 7. Combine spinachoke mixture and cheese blend in a separate bowl. 8. Cut a slit in each pita and stuff with about 1 cup of the spinachoke-and-cheese blend. 9. Bake pitas for 10-15 minutes, then enjoy!