Are you new to pita bread and don’t know what it tastes best with? We’ve put together this list of the tastiest things to eat with warm pita bread, from hummus to tabbouleh!
Pitas are perfect for dipping or scooping a variety of healthy foods. Whether it’s baba ganoush or tabbouleh, nothing gets wasted in the kitchen when we have pitas on hand.
Here are some of our favorite recipes that are great to dip or scoop with pita bread:
Cucumber Basil Dip
Cucumber basil dip is a classic appetizer that never goes out of style. A simple yet elegant blend of flavors, this dish is perfect for an outdoor gathering or to share with coworkers on a Friday afternoon. This recipe includes lemon juice and garlic which give it an extra zesty kick. Topped with chopped fresh basil, this dish truly shines.
This flavorful hummus makes a lovely addition to any buffet spread. It’s an excellent source of protein, and it goes wonderfully with warm pita bread.
Hummus – A Middle Eastern staple, hummus is a dip made from chickpeas and tahini. It can be served with pita, as a spread on sandwiches, or mixed with warm lentils and rice for a delicious vegetarian meal.
This simple Middle Eastern dish is best made with the freshest ingredients, but you can use canned or frozen eggplants in a pinch. Serve it as an appetizer or on top of warm pita bread for an easy dinner.
Hummus in Pita Pockets
In pita pockets, hummus is a powerhouse of protein, vegetable intake, and fiber. Packed with all of these nutrients and low in calories, it’s no wonder that it’s one of the best lunchtime choices. Worried about saturated fats? Not to worry! Hummus is high in unsaturated fats and antioxidants that help lower cholesterol naturally.
This traditional Middle Eastern dish hails from Lebanon and is made with bulgur wheat, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, and tomatoes. Tabbouleh is a perfect dish for the summer season! Serve this delicious salad hot or cold with pita bread or rice.
The simplicity of the dish belies its delicious flavor. This simple pudding can be made in just minutes by adding your favorite fruits to canned rice and simmering it for an hour. It’s great as a breakfast, lunch or dessert!
A Mediterranean dish that originated in North Africa and has since spread to many other parts of the world. In its simplest form, Shakshuka consists of eggs poached together with vegetables (in this case peppers) in a sauce redolent with spicy berbere or chili spices. It is commonly served as breakfast.
Pesto Vegetables and Rice in Pita Bread
This recipe is great for a quick on-the-go meal. The pesto vegetables and rice provide some protein to balance out the carbohydrates from the pita bread, giving you plenty of energy to conquer your day. This delicious recipe is simple to make with pantry staples. You can use your favorite veggies or substitute canned ones for extra ease.