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Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

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

Burrito Pita Pockets

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


Fajita Pitas

6 reviews

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


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...


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,...

Southwest Gyros

4 reviews

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


Tender Chicken Pockets

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

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...


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....


Hearty Chicken Gyros

4 reviews

I love reinventing classic recipes to fit our taste and healthy lifestyle. This recipe is quick to prepare and can...


Easy Greek Chicken Sandwiches

3 reviews

My wife and I ate sandwiches similar to these at a restaurant and enjoyed them. But they weren't nearly as...

Grilled Turkey Pitas

1 review

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


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...


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...


Shredded Chicken Gyros

8 reviews

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


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...


Greek Beef Pitas

3 reviews

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


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...


Mediterranean Meatball Sandwiches

1 review

I grow onions, garlic and herbs, so that’s what I use in these saucy sandwiches. Make patties or form the...


Portobello Pockets

2 reviews

“This savory recipe is one of my fall favorites,“ raves Elissa Armbruster in Medford, New Jersey. “It’s quick, easy and...


BLT Pita Pockets

I often prepare sandwiches for dinner in summer when I want to keep my kitchen cool. Pita pockets are a...


Fast Fajita Pita

1 review

"These are perfect for busy days," notes Cathy Bell of Joplin, Missouri.


Fajitas in Pitas

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

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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...


Picadillo in Pita Bread

I made many one-dish, top-of-the-stove meals while raising three children. After I'd worked all day, there was always something to...