Recipes with Pita Bread

Our recipes with pita bread will give you delicious options for breakfast, appetizers and salads. Turn that left over pita bread into your next family meal!

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      Lebanese Street Sandwiches

      Arayes are grilled Lebanese-style sandwiches that are stuffed with a seasoned meat mixture. They're commonly found throughout the food stalls that line the streets of Beirut. If you'd rather not use a grill, they can be baked in the oven or made in a panini press. —Nikki Haddad, Germantown, Maryland

      Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

      1 review

      These chicken souvlaki pitas are a favorite at our house, especially in summer. With just a few ingredients and a...


      Fruity Chicken Salad Pitas

      2 reviews

      I found this handwritten recipe tucked inside an old community cookbook I bought more than 40 years ago. I made...


      Pressure-Cooker Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

      The spiced lamb in these stuffed pita pockets goes perfectly with cool cucumber and yogurt. It's like having your own...


      Burrito Pita Pockets

      “Quick, delicious and kid-friendly“ is how Laura Mahaffey in Annapolis, Maryland describes her simple solution to busy weeknight meals. These...

      Mushroom & Swiss Pita Pizzas

      1 review

      Sweet Italian sausage and pitas make mini pizzas that go together fast for an easy-and tasty-weeknight meal. Kids always have...


      Meat Loaf Gyros

      1 review

      Being one-time caterers, my husband and I were asked to supervise our church's youth group suppers. This is the recipe...

      Fajita Pitas

      6 reviews

      I was late coming home one evening and forgot to pick up tortillas for the fajitas we planned for dinner....


      Grilled Beef Gyros

      4 reviews

      A spicy marinade adds zip to these grilled beef slices tucked inside pita bread. Friends from Greece gave us their...


      Grilled Chorizo Pizzas

      I love grilling in the summer and this recipe incorporates some of my favorite flavors. It's a little more work...


      Greek Sausage Pitas

      1 review

      I nicknamed my sandwich “Thor's Pita” because it's lightening fast and robust. The ingredient amounts don't really matter. Use more...

      Tapenade-Prosciutto Flatbread Pizza Bites

      I love this flatbread pizza because it combines so many different flavors and textures. You can use it as an...


      Tender Chicken Pockets

      I wanted to make lunches more interesting, so I created this recipe that's now a favorite of ours. Try it...


      Asian-Style Turkey Pitas

      Tired of turkey sandwiches? Try Beverly Graml's fresh-tasting adaptation—a warm spicy stir-fry tucked into pita bread. "A neighbor game me...


      Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

      9 reviews

      We wanted something cool for lunch one summer day, so I tossed together whatever I had in the refrigerator. This...


      Layered Mediterranean Dip with Pita Chips

      2 reviews

      Not your ordinary layer dip, the bold combination of hummus and Greek yogurt will be a new most-requested recipe at...

      Italian Chicken Pockets

      "My sister-in-law prepared these hearty sandwiches that are filled with chicken, mushrooms and pepperoni," writes Tricia Buss of Telford, Pennsylvania....


      Herbed Pita Chips

      1 review

      Instead of simply serving bread alongside stew, why not whip up a batch of these seasoned pita bread chips? They're...


      Champion Lamb Burgers

      1 review

      “This recipe is a wonderful alternative to beef burgers.
      The rosemary onions make it especially delicious. It’s so good,...


      Taco Pita Pizzas

      1 review

      Friday nights are pizza night at our house. This lighter version of the taco pizza at a place in town...


      Southwest Breakfast Pockets

      I came up with this after the birth of my second son. The two are only 17 months apart, so...


      Garbanzo Bean Pitas

      This a wonderful meatless recipe for informal dinners and quick lunches alike. I add a little horseradish to my pitas...


      Chickpea Sandwich Spread

      Trish Quinn of Cheyenne, Wyoming came up with this spread as an alternative to lunch meat. "The pickle juice gives...


      Greek Pizzas

      1 review

      "This is a lunch favorite with salad and fruit," notes Linda Lacek, Winter Park, Florida. Pita bread forms the quick...

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      Beef Gyros

      9 reviews

      Going out to restaurants got to be expensive for our family, so I came up with this homemade beef gyro....


      Fried Chicken Pitas

      6 reviews

      These pitas are very different from your usual chicken sandwiches—they use leftover fried chicken! No one will be able to...


      Greek Salad with Chicken

      2 reviews

      Juggling work and family calls for fast, nutritious meals. So I prepare this satisfying salad frequently, particularly when garden-fresh cucumbers...


      Chicken Pita Pockets

      4 reviews

      If everybody's hungry and you're crunched for time, reach for a pita pocket. Just slice them open, fill them up...


      Grilled Greek Pita Pizzas

      5 reviews

      This easy flatbread pizza captures classic Mediterranean flavors in every bite. It works equally well as a speedy main dish...


      Grilled Eggplant Pita Pizzas

      1 review

      We grow eggplants and love to use them for our special pizza. Grilling adds robust flavor to the crust, veggies...