Pita Bread

A perfect wrap for a multitude of fillings from kabobs to gyros to falafel, pita bread is a snap to make. These easy recipes use whole wheat and white flours. Add flavor to the pita bread with simple seasonings such as garlic or sesame seeds.

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3 Things to Make With...Pita Bread

We like the occasional gyro or falafel, but we don't always know what to do with the leftover pita bread. We like pita chips, but we don't always like shelling out the dough for them (especially when half the bag seems to be crumbs). Eureka!

Hummus and Cucumber Bites

Betty Crocker

Keep pita bread and store-bought hummus on hand to make an easy appetizer in 15 minutes.

Total: 15 mins

Pita Chips

Fine Cooking Magazine

Serve these crisp chips with Goat Cheese, Presto & Sun-Dried Tomato Terrine, Golden Onion & Thyme Dip, or your own favorite dip.

Grilled Pepper Jack and Roast Beef Sandwiches

Food & Wine

Buttered pita makes this a deliciously crispy version of a Philly cheesesteak.

Total: 50 mins

Lima Bean Hummus with Toasted Pita Crisps

Diabetic Living

For a fresh take on hummus, try lima beans in place of chickpeas. Serve with toasted pita chips or sliced vegetables as a snack, dinner appetizer or starter at your next cocktail party.

Fire and Spice Beef Burgers

Midwest Living

Ground cinnamon, coriander and cayenne pepper spice up these beef burgers to give them flavors of East India. Serve them in pita rounds at a cookout.

Salami-Spiked Hummus with Pita


Not a fan of salami? Swap in bacon or diced bell peppers instead! This jazzed-up hummus recipe is ideal for midday snacks or dinner party appetizers.

Red Hot Pita Chips

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these chips with purchased hummus for a quick appetizer or snack.

Turkish Stuffed Eggplants

Ladies' Home Journal

Sweet Potato Hummus with Pita Chips


Sweet potatoes add vibrant color and a hint of sweetness to traditional garlic hummus.

Total: 45 mins

Skirt Steak Pitas

Family Circle

Indonesian Beef Curry

Family Circle

Peanut Butter and Banana Pita Bites

Diabetic Living

This 60-second snack will please kids and adults alike. Toast the pita breads slightly so the peanut butter and chocolate chips get a little melty. For a breakfast-friendly version, try raisins in place of the chocolate.

Total: 15 mins

White Bean Spread

Better Homes and Gardens

This herbed bean dip is a delicious snack, whether you serve it warm or at room temperature.

Greek-Style Pizza

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Cucumber Chicken Pita Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

Looking for a refreshing no-cook meal? Try this Greek-inspired pita sandwich.

Total: 15 mins

Veggie Pitas with Cashew Spread

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 40 mins
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