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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 grill, we can enjoy a gourmet-style Greek dinner that's a snap to put together. Of course, a simple Greek salad on the side is a nice addition. — Becky A. Drees, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Pressure-Cooker Shredded Chicken Gyros

6 reviews

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


Moroccan Chicken Tagine Pockets

1 review

I enjoy shredded chicken dishes, Moroccan seasonings and pita sandwiches. The addition of the carrot salad laced with dates and...


Burrito Pita Pockets

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


Meaty Pita Pockets

Lemon juice gives this meat mixture a Middle Eastern flavor, making it one of my family's favorite meals. The pine...

Chicken Sausage Pita Pockets

3 reviews

Chicken sausage comes in many flavors, so I try different ones when I make pitas with fresh basil and veggies,...


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....


Tender Chicken Pockets

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


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...


Southwest Gyros

4 reviews

When the gray days of winter set in, we begin dreaming of dishes that evoke the sunny side of life....

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...


Eggplant Pockets

1 review

Judy White know how to use up the bounty of her Hawesville, Kentucky garden. She sautes chopped veggies in a...


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...

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...


Beef & Spinach Gyros

11 reviews

A gyro typically is made of meat, often lamb, roasted on a spit and served sandwich-style in folded pita bread....


Red, White and Blue Pita Pockets for Two

Completely packed with delicious fillings, these pockets get their patriotic name from red peppers, white sour cream and tangy blue...


Saucy Portobello Pitas

2 reviews

Portobello mushrooms replace spicy ground lamb in this healthier version of a gyro. The meat-free sandwich is served with the...


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...


Grilled Turkey Pitas

3 reviews

Move over hamburgers! My Greek-style turkey sandwich filling is hearty enough to make a meal in a pita pocket. The...


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 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...

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Chicken Caesar Pitas

1 review

Hand-held and picnic friendly, these chicken-stuffed pockets pack a double dose of whole grains from brown rice and whole wheat...


Spicy Chicken Tomato Pitas

5 reviews

I’m not sure if this is a Mediterranean dish with a southwestern flair or the other way around. All I...


Hearty Sirloin Pitas

1 review

Blue cheese takes these colorful sandwiches to the next level of flavor. To soften the pitas up a bit, warm...


Mango Shrimp Pitas

4 reviews

Mango, ginger and curry combine with a splash of lime juice to coat this juicy, grilled shrimp. Stuffed in pitas,...


Red, White and Blue Pita Pockets

Completely packed with delicious fillings, these pockets get their patriotic name from red peppers, white sour cream and tangy blue...


Gyro-Style Turkey Pitas

8 reviews

These are so good! Everyone will love these hearty, flavorful handhelds. —Wanda Allende, Orlando, Florida