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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

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...

Turkey Gyros

4 reviews

Greek seasoning, feta cheese and dill-cucumber sauce give this gyro an authentic taste. It was my family's introduction to how...


Chicken Gyros

14 reviews

This yummy chicken gyro recipe is a cinch to prepare. Just take tender chicken, coat it in a creamy cucumber-yogurt...

Breakfast Pitas

2 reviews

My husband and I like these pita pockets all by themselves for a quick breakfast. When you want a larger...


Lemon-Herb Gyros

1 review

My father developed this recipe as an alternative to traditional gyros, which are made with lamb. This version is easy...


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....

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...


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...

Curried Beef Pitas with Cucumber Sauce

2 reviews

A good friend gave me this recipe when I first got married. I was a bit apprehensive to try it...


Sausage Egg Pitas

"When we were kids, my mom made these sausage and egg sandwiches for us on Sundays," shares Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Melanie...


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...


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....


Eggplant Pockets

1 review

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


Mediterranean Chicken Sandwiches

3 reviews

I copied this delightful recipe when I was in Italy visiting my Aunt Elsa. The refreshing sandwich filling is nicely...

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Cheeseburger Pitas

3 reviews

"Years ago, my mom converted a stuffed pepper recipe into this easy pita sandwich that calls for leftover rice," relates...


Greek Pork Pockets

1 review

For a nutritious grab-and-go meal on busy summer days, Diane Hixon relies on these hefty handfuls for her family in...


Spinach Chicken Pockets

1 review

The tender chicken mixture that's tucked into these pita pockets has a cumin zip and refreshing cucumber-and-yogurt flavor. "A favorite...


Mediterranean Breakfast Pitas

4 reviews

"These pretty low-fat pitas, made with egg substitute, are great for any time of day, not just breakfast," nots Josie-Lynn...


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...


Grilled Chicken Club Pitas

5 reviews

Why heat up the kitchen on warm Indian summer evenings when you can take dinner in hand with these hearty...