it's all greek to me

For a little mid-week mediterranean fare, try this menu idea. It involves throwing together a couple of salads, cooking the chicken, heating the pita, and enjoying everything with a batch of hummus. If you want the exact measurements, check out Real Simple's chicken souvlaki recipe. If you want my hummus recipe, link here. I tend to make a few substitutions to the RS recipe since I'm not a fan of onions and Jeff can't stand olives.

In general, you'll need:
chicken breasts
pita or flat bread
tomato and sweet bell pepper
dried spices: oregano, thyme, & ground pepper
red wine vinegar
freshly squeezed lemon juice
plain yogurt
fresh dill

First, make the vinaigrette: whisk together a couple pinches of oregano and thyme, a dash of pepper, couple/few teaspoons of vinegar, and the juice of half a lemon.

Divide the vinaigrette and toss some with some sliced tomatoes, crumbled feta, (pitted kalamata olives, if Jeff isn't around), and sliced bell pepper. Use the rest of the vinaigrette to marinate the chicken breasts for about 10 mins.

Mix together some diced cucumber, plain yogurt, and fresh dill. Put the pita in some tinfoil and into the oven to warm.

Finally, drain the chicken and cook it in a skillet with a bit of olive oil until done. Serve with all the fixin's.

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