Lunch

You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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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 Shredded Chicken Gyros

    7 reviews

    Our family has no links of any kind to Greece, but we always have such a marvelous time at the...


    Chicken Cucumber Pitas

    3 reviews

    I wanted a good recipe for pitas. Seeing the large stack of garden-fresh cucumbers on my counter, I decided to...

    Burrito Pita Pockets

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


    Turkey Gyros

    4 reviews

    Greek seasoning, feta cheese and dill-cucumber sauce give this gyro an authentic taste. It was my family's introduction to how...

    Breakfast Pockets

    5 reviews

    Meet the Cook: With these, I like being able to serve a complete breakfast inside a tidy pocket of dough....


    Chicken Gyros

    15 reviews

    This yummy chicken gyro recipe is a cinch to prepare. Just take tender chicken, coat it in a creamy cucumber-yogurt...


    Fajita Pitas

    6 reviews

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


    Veggie Pockets

    1 review

    "Even our five children enjoy the crunchy vegetable filling in these handy meatless sandwiches," remarks June Ballard of Weston, Idaho....

    Hot Turkey Salad Pitas

    Fresh fruit and cooked turkey tastily combine in these yummy pita bread sandwiches.—Rachael Vanderndool, Barrys Bay, Ontario


    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...


    Lemon-Herb Gyros

    1 review

    My father developed this recipe as an alternative to traditional gyros, which are made with lamb. This version is easy...


    Bean and Veggie Pitas

    2 reviews

    Zippy Dijon dressing pulls together the satisfying flavors in this Tex-Mex treat. My husband, Eric, loves it! We like to...


    Tender Chicken Pockets

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

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    Flying Saucers

    1 review

    These handy pita pocket sandwiches can be filled and served ready to eat... or you can set up a make-your-own...


    Beef Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

    7 reviews

    I've always wanted to tour the Mediterranean, but this is as close as I'll get...for now. Top these gyros with...


    Curried Chicken Pitas

    4 reviews

    These pitas are a nice change of pace that pack a satisfying punch. Chicken, pecans and touches of honey and...


    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....


    Sausage Egg Pitas

    "When we were kids, my mom made these sausage and egg sandwiches for us on Sundays," shares Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Melanie...


    Mediterranean Chicken Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    I copied this delightful recipe when I was in Italy visiting my Aunt Elsa. The refreshing sandwich filling is nicely...


    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...


    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...

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    Spicy Chicken Tomato Pitas for Two

    This is a terrific recipe, nice and light. It cooks up quickly, too, which is always a big bonus. A...


    Roast Beef Garden Pitas

    Showcasing lots of fresh veggies coated with horseradish mayonnaise, these packed pitas appeal to all. Men especially will like the...


    Thai Turkey Salad Pitas

    1 review

    Here’s a quick and easy way to use up leftover turkey. My son likes to try foods from different nationalities,...


    Flank Steak Pitas for Two

    “This sandwich packs so much flavor, you’ll be satisfied without eating a huge serving. The marinade makes the most of...


    Greek Beef Pitas

    2 reviews

    A local fast-food pita restaurant inspired me to make my own Greek-style sandwiches at home. Add olives if you'd like....


    Peppered Pork Pitas

    5 reviews

    The combination of tender pork and sweet red peppers in these sandwiches will appeal to the whole family. Sometimes I...