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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

1 review

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...

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...


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...

Fajita Pitas

6 reviews

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


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...


Shredded Chicken Gyros

7 reviews

We go to the annual Salt Lake City Greek Festival for the awesome food. This chicken with lemon and spices...


Tender Chicken Pockets

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

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...


Greek Salad with Bean Spread Pitas

For a healthy on-the-go meal, combine fresh Greek salad with zesty hummus. You can also serve the spread with crackers...


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,...


Pitawurst

4 reviews

Every August, our town hosts a Bratwurst Festival. To celebrate the sausage season, we stuff brats and sauerkraut inside pita...


Chickpea Sandwich Spread

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

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...


Tex-Mex Pitas

1 review

"I sometimes treat my friends at work to these peppy pitas at lunchtime," relates Helen Overman from Pottsboro, Texas. "I...


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...


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...


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....


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....

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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...


Garbanzo Bean Pitas

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


Hearty Brunch Pockets

1 review

“I made this recipe up one night when I was looking or a quick and tasty meal for myself and...


Fajitas in Pitas

For a weekend lunch with company, we grill chicken and peppers to stuff inside pita pockets. The dressing doubles as...


Flank Steak Pitas

2 reviews

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


Mini Greek Burgers

5 reviews

“For a cheaper version of lamb burgers, I substitute ground turkey. Serving it in a pita pocket is a fun...