Pear Waldorf Pitas

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


20 mini pitas halves

Updated: Oct. 04, 2023
Here's a guaranteed table brightener for a shower, luncheon or party. Just stand back and watch these sandwiches vanish. For an eye-catching presentation, I tuck each one into a colorful folded napkin. —Roxann Parker, Dover, Delaware
Pear Waldorf Pitas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium ripe pears, diced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 20 miniature pita pocket halves
  • Lettuce leaves


  1. In a large bowl, combine pears, celery, grapes and walnuts. In another bowl, whisk yogurt, mayonnaise and poppy seeds. Add to pear mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
  2. Line pita halves with lettuce; fill each with 2 tablespoons pear mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 pita half: 67 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.