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SPAM® Less Sodium Pita Pockets




  • 1 can of SPAM® Less Sodium (sliced and fried)
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce
  • 1 pc cucumber (for grating)
  • 1/2 pc cucumber (peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced)
  • 2 pcs red onion (peeled and thinly sliced - separated)
  • 2 pcs tomatoes (sliced)
  • Pita pockets
  • 500g Greek or plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp cumin (separated)
  • 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp coriander seeds (separated)
  • 1 1/2 tsp dill (finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tbsp + 1/2 tsp olive oil (separated)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon + juice of 1/4 lemon (separated)
  • 1 medium bunch of flat parsley
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. To make the Tzatziki Sauce: In a bowl, grate cucumber and add 1 tsp salt. Let sit in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours. Squeeze liquid from the grated cucumber by using a cheesecloth or paper towel-lined sieve. In a bowl, add the yogurt and the grated cucumber. Mix in 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp coriander seeds, dill, garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil, and juice of 1/2 lemon. Adjust spices to taste. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. To make the Parsley Condiment: Add salt to half of the sliced red onions and store in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to draw out its water. Dry the onions in a paper towel lined sieve or through a cheesecloth. Transfer onions in a bowl and add in parsley, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp coriander seeds, and 1/2 tsp olive oil. Add juice of 1/4 lemon and salt to taste.
  3. Line each pita pocket with lettuce leaves.
  4. Layer with pieces of thinly sliced onions, cucumbers, and tomatoes,
  5. Add your cooked SPAM® Less Sodium slices.
  6. Top or serve with tzatziki or parsley sauce.

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