The Dinner Project

This quick lunch idea utilises dinner leftovers, paired with some fresh salad ingredients and homemade sour cream spread.


  • 6 small whole meal pita pockets, halved

  • 2 red onions, finely diced

  • 2 vine ripened tomatoes, roughly chopped

  • 400g can corn kernels, rinsed, drained

  • 1 red capsicum, chopped

  • 1 baby cos lettuce, shredded

  • 600g cooked beef casserole, shredded

  • 120g (1 cup) shredded light cheddar cheese

  • Tomato salsa and Lime wedges, to serve

  • Sour Cream Spread

  • 300g left over baked root vegetables

  • 125ml (½ cup) light sour cream

  • 2 tsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbs lemon zest

  • 2 tsp ground cumin


  • 1.

    To make the sour cream spread, roughly chop root vegetables and place in a large bowl with sour cream, juice, zest & cumin. Season to taste and stir well to combine. If mixture is to dry add, 1 tsp of warm water until you reach desired consistency.

  • 2.

    Evenly fill each half of your pita pockets with sour cream spread, onion, tomatoes, corn, capsicum, lettuce, shredded beef and cheese. Serve with tomato salsa and lime wedges.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 630kj
  • Fat Total 19g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Protein 49g
  • Carbohydrate 68g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 526mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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  • When making your sour cream spread, alternatively, use a food processor and pulse until roughly chopped.
  • Substitute canned corn kernels with cooked corn.

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