15 Recipes You Can Stuff in a Pita

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(Image credit: Christine Han)

When it comes to lunch, sandwiches make a fine choice, but there’s really only so much you can put between two slices of bread. Swap that sandwich bread for a pita, however, and it’s a totally different ballgame. Sure, you could fill a pita with cold cuts as you would a sandwich, but your options go way beyond that.

From eggs and leafy greens to meat and whole-grain salads, make lunch more interesting with one of these 15 recipes that are perfect to stuff inside a pita.

Veggie Stuffed Pitas

Pitas are pretty much my solution to making salad — any and all types of salad — a one-handed meal that’s easy to eat on the go. Leafy green salads, no-lettuce salads, and grain salads are all fair game. And when your pita filling includes hearty ingredients, like grains, beans, or legumes, lunch can be assembled well in advance.

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Mediterranean Breakfast Pitas(Image credit: Karla Conrad)

Fill Your Pita with Eggs

Want to turn scrambled eggs into lunch fare that you can tote to work? All you need is a pita. Fluffy scrambled eggs and sliced hard-boiled eggs are my top picks for stuffing inside a pita pocket, although to be honest any type of eggs will work. You can even cut a frittata or egg casserole into small pieces for filling a pita.

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Naan Wraps with Homemade Cucumber Raita(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

Meaty Pita Fillings

From shredded chicken to tuna salad to super-savory cooked ground meat, meat ia a good choice for stuffing into a pita.

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