avocado-vegetable pitas

A spicy filling of avocados, jalapenos, lemon juice, shredded carrot, and olives can be made-ahead and spooned into pita rounds just before serving.
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

2 medium avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped jalapeno pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 cup finely shredded carrot
1/4 cup chopped pitted ripe olives
1/4 cup chopped red sweet pepper
4 pita rounds or bread slices
Lettuce leaves
Tomato slices

1. Stir together the avocados, jalapeno pepper, lemon juice, garlic salt, carrot, chives, and red sweet pepper in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; chill for up to 2 hours.
2. Fill four pitas or top four slices of sandwich bread with lettuce and tomato and avocado mixture. Makes 4 servings.

From Laura Albert

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