Loaded Mediterranean Street Fries


INGREDIENTS

Tzatziki:
1 cup plain full fat yogurt
half of a zucchini, grated
½ cup roughly chopped fresh parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
a few pinches of chopped fresh dill
salt and lemon juice to taste

Marinated Tomatoes and Chickpeas:
1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
4-6 tomatoes, diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
fresh minced parsley to taste
salt to taste
lemon juice to taste

Other Ingredients:
1 bag sweet potato fries
1 head romaine lettuce, washed and roughy chopped
pita bread and oil for frying
Toppings (see notes)

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. TZATZIKI: Combine the tzatziki ingredients together - taste and adjust until it hits the spot for you.
  2. TOMATOES / CHICKPEAS: Toss the chickpeas and tomatoes together with the oil, garlic, lemon juice, and parsley to marinate.
  3. SWEET POTATOES: Bake the sweet potato fries according to package directions. While the sweet potatoes are baking, chop the lettuce and fry the pitas.
  4. PITAS: For the pitas, cut each one into strips and fry in a shallow layer of frying oil (such as vegetable oil) until golden brown and slightly crispy. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt.
  5. ASSEMBLY: Assemble the individual boats with layers of fries, tzatziki, marinated tomatoes and chickpeas, fried pita, romaine, feta cheese, and more. Mwah!


NOTES
Highly recommend the addition of feta cheese, pepperoncini, olives, hot peppers, hot sauce, and/or anything else you love! Make this one all your own.


Original Recipes: Loaded Mediterranean Street Fries @ pinchofyum.com

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