Italian Style Chicken Tortilla Recipe

You've heard of Tex Mex before? Well this is an Italian tortilla combination which equals, Italian Mex. Whatever you call this, it's perfect for the lighter eater or anyone who loves salad in a sandwich. This can be served open faced or rolled up using tortilla or filled pita. Great for brunches, lunches and dinners.  Here is a great recipe filling full of flavor and a little different than what your use to. These chicken filled tortilla's are sauteed with garlic and peppers, topped with salad and vinaigrette dressing. These have a great taste bursting with freshness. 


Italian Style Chicken Filling Flour Tortilla Recipe

3 boneless Chicken breast cubed
2 bell peppers diced
1 or 2 cloves minced garlic
olive oil

Tortilla warmed or use pita bread

Seasoning:
1/2 teaspoon oregano, parsley, garlic powder 
salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste

Saute  the chicken, peppers and garlic in a medium sized pan with 2 tablespoons olive oil. When the juices run clear in the chicken toss the seasonings in.

Tomato and Cucumber Salad Topping:

Shredded lettuce
Chopped tomatoes
Chopped cucumbers seeds removed
1/4 cup kalamata olives sliced


Italian Homemade Salad Dressing Recipe:

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon each of fresh preferred, (dried when not available) basil leaves, parsley chopped, oregano, 2 cloves garlic or 1 teaspoon powder,  dash cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper to taste, and 2 tablespoon grated Romano cheese
1/4 cup good grade Balsamic Vinegar


Mix all ingredients above for dressing in a bowl and whisk to blend together.

Place the tortilla or pita on a plate, fill with some of the chicken mixture. Then top with the salad. Drizzle with salad dressing and roll up or leave open faced. Enjoy!

3 comments:

Pam said...

Woo hoo! The best of both cuisines! Great recipe!

Angie Schneider said...

Light, fresh and very delicious, Claudia.

bakewelljunction said...

Looks delicious. I would love to have some.
Annamaria