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Pita Tacos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 tacos

Instead of using traditional tortillas and salsa, these out-of-the-ordinary tacos feature crispy pita bread and ranch salad dressing. It's an original recipe from my mom.—Wendy Wilhelm, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • 4 whole pita breads (6 inches)
  • 4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Ranch salad dressing


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. In another skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil. Fry the pita breads until puffed and golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Cut each bread in half. Fill with beef mixture, lettuce, tomatoes and onion. Drizzle with salad dressing.

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