Best ever pitta bread recipes

Pitta pockets make the perfect portable sandwich for a quick lunch on the go, they're a great bread to accompany a Middle-Eastern feast or can even be baked into pitta crisps. Try our favourite pitta recipes, from healthy falafel and halloumi burgers, fresh beetroot, goat's cheese and walnut pittas or a halloumi salad with houmous dressing and pitta crisps.

Falafel and halloumi burgers 

A great low-calorie recipe for vegetarians. A hearty chickpea burger stuffed into a pitta pocket. For a smoky flavour, try cooking these easy-to-make falafel on the BBQ then serve in warm pitta with traditional pickled chillies.


Greek lamb pittas 

If you’re looking for a quick, easy, Mediterranean-inspired dinner, these Greek lamb pittas are ideal. Ready in under 30 minutes with a garlic yogurt sauce, they’re perfect midweek.

Halloumi salad with houmous dressing and pitta crisps

This salad packs a punch with halloumi, tomatoes, cucumber and red onion with a hummus and yogurt dressing. Serve with crispy wholemeal pitta triangles.

Beetroot, goat’s cheese and walnut pittas 

These little veggie pockets are a really healthy way to enjoy fresh produce – beetroot, goat’s cheese and walnuts – without being too fussy. They’re easy to make and ready in just fifteen minutes, perfect for a midweek meat-free meal.

Stuffed mushroom and halloumi pittas 

Quick idea for a vegetarian sandwich: pittas stuffed with grilled halloumi, humous, mushrooms and peppers with rocket. Ready quickly in 15 minutes.

Halloumi-stuffed pittas with cucumber and pickled cabbage

These quick and easy halloumi-stuffed pittas with cucumber and pickled cabbage serve the family in under 30 minutes

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