Mediterranean food has often been studied for its health benefits. It is frequently praised for its abundance of lean proteins, whole grains and vegetables as well as it’s signature depth of flavor, and that is just what you’ll find in the featured menu choices at Schaumburg and Lombard, IL restaurant, Pita House.
Everything is made fresh daily using locally grown produce whenever possible. Whether you’re opting for a meaty dish made with the restaurant’s fresh Zabiha Halal beef, lamb, turkey or chicken or a classic vegetarian dish, such as hummus, falafel, or tabouleh, you’re sure to find something tempting.
Here are just some of the dietitian-recommended Healthy Dining menu choices you can order at Pita House:
Appetizer: Hummus (Small) – (Serves 2)
Smooth hummus and soft pita bread is a magical combination. This hummus is a blend of mashed chickpeas and tahini, olive oil and spices and is best shared with a friend. Pulses like chickpeas have been linked to a range of health benefits making this a delicious and nutritious choice.
Fatoush Salad Entrée
This classic Mediterranean salad is a combination of crisp lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, onion and toasted pita bread and is served with an olive oil and vinegar dressing. It’s also a great way to get some extra servings of nutritious veggies into your day. Be sure to request less oil (1.5 Tbs.) to help control calories and make this a Healthy Dining choice.
Shish Kabob Sandwich
This sandwich includes cubes of charcoal grilled tender beef and slices of juicy tomatoes with crisp lettuce. It’s served in a warm pita bread pocket and makes a delicious and protein-rich lunch or dinner.
Turkey Shawarma Plate without Pita Bread
This beautifully seasoned turkey is cooked on a slowly revolving rotisserie to ensure the best flavor and texture. It’s served with salad and rice pilaf to round out the meal.