The 35 Best Pita Recipes

Bread is fantastic! One of the most versatile foods, it can be used in absolutely anything – from snacks to main courses, sandwiches, soups – or even enjoyed on its own! Especially when it’s freshly baked from the oven – the smell alone is irresistible!

Pita bread is a great type of bread, and can be used in so many delicious meals! In fact, the name pita actually refers to many different types of flat breads! We’ve scoured the internet looking for some of the tastiest recipes that you can use pita bread for. We’ve found 35 of the greatest recipes!

All of these recipes are absolutely delicious, and you’re sure to find some great meal ideas here! Whether you’re an omnivore, a vegetarian, or a vegan, we’ve got some amazing tasting recipes involving pita bread for you. Read on for these delicious recipes – and then on to the kitchen!

Mediterranean Hummus Nachos

This fantastic hummus dish is a great way to use pita chips. It’s full of delicious, fresh flavor, and definitely fitting the mixed Middle Eastern and Mediterranean theme! It’s quick and simple to make too. If you’re a fan of hummus, then you should definitely try this one out.

Use the best lean beef and the freshest vegetables you can find for this delicious hummus recipe!

Breakfast Pita-Pizza

If you’re looking for a great way to use up some pita bread, ten look no further! As the name says, this is a great thing to prepare and eat first thing in the morning. It doesn’t take long to prepare, and is full of protein! It’s a great way to start the day, and lets you do something a little different with your morning eggs!

Grilled Tofu Gyros

Tofu is a staple food for many vegans, and with good reason! In this recipe, it’s grilled to perfection – but not before receiving a great tasting marinade with the flavors of mustard, soy sauce, cumin and cinnamon – amongst others! It’s absolutely packed with flavor, and comes with a recipe for vegan tzatziki!

You’ll love this even if you’re not a vegan too – it’s just so delicious!

Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese and Walnut Pitas

Made with toasted pita bread and beetroot, these stuffed pitas are absolutely delicious! This recipe will give you some great tasting sandwiches in just 15 minutes. Top them off with some crumbled goats cheese, and then scatter chopped, toasted walnuts on top for taste.

Absolutely great tasting, quick to make, and perfect for hungry vegetarians! Oh, and don’t forget the red onion chutney either!

Cranberry And Herb Labneh Recipe With Homemade Pita Chips

Fantastic for dipping, this recipe makes great use of Labneh, a Middle Eastern yogurt cheese similar to Greek yogurt. Labneh is easy to make – and the author of this recipe even has her own recipe for labneh too!

This recipe is full of great tasting herbs, and delicious dried cranberries!

Mozzarella, Ham & Pesto Pizzas

This is a fantastic recipe that makes a snack with a traditional Italian pizza flavor, but on pita bread! The recipe calls for wafer thin ham – but of course, you can substitute this for any sliced meat of your choice! Such an easy snack to make, and oh so delicious!

Beef Pita Pockets Recipe

Deeply stuffed with delicious beef, these beef pita pockets are in danger of breaking – they’re so packed! That’s hardly a bad thing though – they’re absolutely delicious, and full of protein!

This recipe also includes a recipe for making your own delicious tzatziki sauce – simply mix Greek yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, lime, olive oil, dill and salt. Simple, but great tasting – and a perfect complement to this great beef pita pocket recipe!

Roasted Sweet Potato & Chickpea Pitas

Packed with delicious roasted sweet potato, and with a hint of eastern flavor coming from the garam masala and cumin, this is a delicious pita dish that’s great for either a lunchtime snack or dinnertime!

It’s also full of great tasting chickpeas and garbanzo beans. You can use either aragula or spinach in this recipe, and if cilantro is your thing, there’s plenty of room for that too!

Pita Bread

No list of pita bread recipes would be complete without a recipe that lets you make your own pita bread! After all, why not bake your own, and complete that homemade vibe to your cooking?

All you’ll need for this recipe is flour, yeast, salt, and olive oil – and a nice hot oven! A little time, practice, and patience, and you’ll not only have some delicious pita bread, but you’ll also have learned how to make them again and again and again!

No matter how much or little baking experience you have, with this recipe you’ll be making your own delicious pita bread in no time.

Smashed Chickpeas With Pita

Similar to falafel, yet prepared differently – no deep frying here! This recipe has simple ingredients and quick preparation, yet a delicious taste backed by cumin, fresh lemon juice, parsley and cilantro – absolutely delicious! Serve with wedges of pita bread.

The recipe suggests feta if your kid prefers – but why not add some anyway for yourself?

Pita Pockets With Crunchy Romaine, Roasted Beets, Chicken & Manchego Cheese

This is a great lunchtime snack that’s absolutely loaded with great flavor! And the beets add a glorious red color to the dish.

This recipe will make 8 pockets, so if that’s too much (or too little – they’re delicious and the whole family will want them!) for you, then adjust the quantities accordingly.

Vegan Doner With Homemade Pittas And Garlic ‘Mayo’

This great recipe will teach you how to make some fantastic vegan doner kebabs! Instead of traditional doner meat, these kebabs are made with seitan – a wheat gluten based alternative to tofu.

You’ll make a wonderful garlic flavored mayonnaise alternative, using silken tofu and parsley – and garlic, of course! This recipe also teaches you how to make pita bread!

Garlic Beef In Pita Bread

Flavored with crushed garlic cloves, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, and green onions, this garlic beef recipe is sure to make some fantastic sandwiches! You’ll want to use good quality beef sirloin, as the recipe recommends.

Slice it into strips 1/8th of an inch thick, and stir fry with the flavorings for a deliciously cooked beef strip that tastes great inside a pita bread! Serve with lettuce – bon appetit!

Easy Baba Ganoush Recipe

Baba ganoush is a great tasting dip made from eggplants. It’s smoky, rich in flavor, and is perfect for dipping – and, of course, that makes it great for use with pita breads! It may look a little scary when charring the eggplant – but cooking should have a little excitement!

Easy Brussels Sprouts Pita Pizzas With Optional Bacon

Not everyone is a fan of sprouts, but if you are, then these delicious pita pizzas will be right up your street! 1/2 pound of Brussels sprouts makes for 4 great tasting pita pizzas.

Add some garlic cloves and red pepper flakes, and you have a great tasting snack. And of course, there’s the bacon. If you’re a fan of bacon, you won’t consider it to be optional!

Lime & Chili Pitta Chips

For a quick and easy way to make your own pita chips, look no further than this recipe! With the added tang of lime zest, and a hint of spice thanks to the 1/2 spoon of chili flakes, this recipe is a delicious, fresh tasting way to make and enjoy pita chips!

And the best part is, you can be finished in 15 minutes – ideal for a freshly made snack!

Homemade Hummus With Pitta Chips

If you’re really into homemade food, then you’ll absolutely love this great tasting recipe for homemade hummus! Not only is it easy to make, but you can of course customize the recipe to your liking.

This recipe isn’t too wild, but with cumin, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and just a hint of garlic, it tastes absolutely fantastic – and is really easy to make at home!

Scrambled Tofu Pita Pockets

For a great vegetarian option instead of scrambled egg, why not try scrambled tofu? It’s a great breakfast food, and makes for a fantastic filling for pita pockets with this recipe!

If you’re a vegan, you can still make and love this recipe – simply skip the 1/4 cup of shredded cheese!

Beetroot Hummus With Crisp Pittas

For a beautiful looking dish with a deep, rich red color, try out this great beetroot hummus recipe! It’s a fantastic take on hummus, using cooked beetroot in addition to chickpeas – which gives it that luscious red color!

It’s fresh and tangy too, due to the freshly squeezed lemon juice. This hummus recipe is absolutely perfect on pita bread!

Falafel Pita Sandwich

An absolutely delicious Middle Eastern inspired snack, this falafel sandwich is also hearty enough to be a main meal! Like hummus, falafel is made with chickpeas – you’ll want your falafel to be rolled into balls and ready-cooked.

For this recipe, you can either use your homemade falafel, or use store-bought. Either way, you’re guaranteed a delicious snack with this great falafel pita sandwich recipe!

Middle Eastern Chicken Shawarma

This gorgeous chicken shawarma recipe is a fantastic way to stuff your pita bread! It’s packed full of delicious Middle Eastern flavor, and of course comes with a recipe for a fantastically simple yet tasty sauce!

This is an involved recipe, but it is absolutely worth the effort for all of these amazing flavors. A hearty snack that will be devoured by anyone who lays eyes upon them!

Toasted Pita Bowl Salad

This is a novel way to use pita bread. Instead of stuffing the inside of the bread, use a pita bread as a bowl! This recipe will have you learning how to shape your pita like a bowl so that you can fill it with delicious fresh vegetables – cucumber, tomato, onion, and spinach – and that’s not forgetting the roasted chickpeas!

Mozzarella And Feta Pita Grilled Cheese

A grilled cheese sandwich with a few interesting twists and great flavors! Not content with just one type of cheese, this sandwich combines both mozzarella and feta cheeses together – as well as delicious sun-dried tomatoes and basil pesto!

Far from being just any grilled cheese sandwich, this is close to as good as a grilled cheese sandwich gets! Greta as a snack, or can be combined with salad for a delicious meal.

Green Salad With Pita Bread & Hummus

This simple yet tasty recipe proves that simple ingredients can often make for some of the best tasting food – in addition to being fantastically quick to make!

It’s got great vegetables in it – cucumber, carrot, and greens of your choice. Just 10 minutes is all it will take for you to make this delicious salad, and you’ll be enjoying yourself in no time!

Hamburgers In Pita Bread

Now here’s something novel to put into your pita bread – hamburgers! Instead of using a sesame seed bun, pita bread is a great and novel way to eat a hamburger.

And, of course, the burgers are home made! These are made with Worcestershire sauce to give them a little richness and kick. Great for kids, as the recipe says, but don’t let that make you feel left out of the fun – they’re also absolutely fantastic for adults too!

Salmon Pita Sandwich

If you’re a fan of salmon, this is a great recipe to fill your pita bread with! Extremely healthy, and packed with omega-3s. Lemon juice and horseradish both play their part in giving this salmon sandwich its own unique tang!

Roasted Veggie & Hummus Pita Pockets

This is a delicious sandwich that’s absolutely full of great tasting and hearty roasted vegetables!

Mix in some crumbled feta cheese and you’ve got an awesome sandwich that’s extremely healthy – and can be made at home quickly and easily!

Greek Pita Sandwiches

These delicious Greek pita sandwiches are so fresh tasting, because of all the fresh vegetables that you’ll stuff inside them! Mis tomatoes, onion, cucumber, spinach, and Kalamata olives into a bowl, and add feta cheese, basil, and a lemon juice based dressing that’s flavored with garlic and oregano!

Absolutely great to eat, and with the option of hummus too – you can’t go wrong!

Spinach And Tomato Grilled Cheese Pitas

Another fantastic grilled cheese sandwich made with pita bread! This recipe adds spinach and tomato into the mix – and, of course, you can’t forget the delicious cheese mix of mozzarella and havarti! This is a delicious sandwich, full of fresh flavor and goodness.

And it’s great for vegetarians too! Feel free to use either sliced or grated cheese in this one – and, as the recipe recommends, a dash of pesto is a fantastic addition!

Spiced Lamb In Toasted Pita

A delicious Lebanese dish, this involves beautiful, exotic spices mixed together to make something called baharat spice – an essential flavoring for this meal!

Mixed with lamb and beautifully cooked inside the pita bread on a griddle pan, this delicious food is then served with fresh tomatoes, onion and parsley – all dressed lovingly in lemon juice and olive oil.

Stuffed Mushroom And Halloumi Pitas

Another great vegetarian option here! These pita bread sandwiches are packed with mushrooms fried with garlic and olive oil – and delicious halloumi too! Spread some hummus on the pitta bread before stuffing with the mushrooms, halloumi, red peppers and rocket!

These sandwiches are absolutely delicious, and are so easy to make! And if you want to add a little bit of spice, the recipe recommends serving with some chili sauce – why not try it?

Chicken Pita Pockets

If you’re looking for an easy snack to make, these chicken pita pockets are simple! You’ll have no trouble at all making this delicious food at home. Simply mix thyme, paprika, garlic, and salt, and coat your chicken – then broil!

When cooked, stuff inside your pita bread with your coleslaw and mayonnaise mix. Simple, tasty, and with just a few basic ingredients. Food needn’t be complex to be delicious!

Delicious Sourdough Pita Bread

Sourdough bread is amazing stuff – and if you love pita bread, why not try out making this sourdough variant? You’ll need your own sourdough starter, of course.

This simple to follow recipe will make 8 delicious sourdough pita breads, ready to stuff with any filling of your choosing! Of course, the great thing about sourdough is the taste – so maybe make a few more, in case you eat too many freshly baked pitas!

Brain Power Pita Pockets

Not just a healthy pita bread snack, but one that’s full of great stuff to give you an energy and brainpower boost during the day! This great vegetarian-friendly recipe will make 4 servings of these delicious stuffed pita pockets.

Plenty of tofu, tomatoes, and spinach leaves in these – along with some fun avocado wedges! And of course, the homemade tahini sauce recipe!

Asian Tofu Pitas

For a great vegan meal or snack with delicious pita bread, you can try this recipe for Asian tofu pitas!

It’s full of great vegetables – onion, chopped red pepper, spinach, and tomatoes – and is a healthy and fresh tasting dish that’s so easy to make!

Conclusion

There you are – 35 of the greatest pita bread recipes! Whether you’re looking to make snacks, or trying to serve an entire family, there are plenty of fantastic ideas here for you!

We’re sure that you’ll find some absolutely great ideas for meals here. There are so many fantastic ideas here, that you’re sure to make some amazing meals using these recipes! And, of course, you can always make your own homemade pita bread too – we even included a great recipe for that!

Brandon White