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K-12 Chik’N Caesar Pockets
K-12 Chik’N Caesar Pockets  1

K-12 Chik’N Caesar Pockets

Products Used: MorningStar Farms® Veggie Chik'n Nuggets
Servings: 24


  • 96 nuggets Morningstar Farms® Vegan Chik’N Nuggets
  • 24 cups Lettuce, Romaine, shredded (24 cups)
  • 24 whole pitas Pita Rounds, halved
  • 3 cups Cheese, Parmesan, Reduced Fat, Shredded, Chilled
  • 24 oz Dressing, Caesar, low fat, low sodium
  • 6 pints Cherry Tomatoes

Recipe Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
2. Place frozen nuggets on baking sheet and heat for 14-16 minutes. For crispier nuggets, turn nuggets over halfway through heating time. Cook to an internal temperature of 165° F or higher.
3. Allow nuggets to cool 2-3 minutes.
4. Arrange 1 cup of shredded romaine in each half of pita.
5. Place 4 nuggets (3.03 oz.) in each pita on top of lettuce.
6. Place 1 Tbs. of shredded parmesan cheese on top of nuggets in each pita.
7. Drizzle 1 oz. of Caesar dressing using ladle over nuggets and cheese in each serving.
8. Place ¼ cup of cherry tomatoes in each serving.
9. Place 2 halves in clamshell or wrapper.
10. Hold outside of temperature danger zone until service.