What are some fillings for pita bread?


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To make a traditional Greek filling for pita bread, combine generous portions of souvlakia, which is thinly sliced, cooked beef, chicken or pork with a sprinkling of powdered sumac or sweet paprika. Additional filling ingredients may include thinly sliced tomatoes and onions. Top off the filling with 1 or 2 tablespoons of tzatziki.

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Create a tasty vegetarian pita sandwich by combining low-fat plain yogurt, white kidney beans, lemon juice, chopped garlic, onion and zucchini. Add in lively spices, such as cumin, red pepper and chili powder.

Fans of broccoli and cheese may enjoy a pita filling combining fresh broccoli florets, cannellini beans and cheddar cheese with lemon juice, garlic and olive oil.

Switch things up and make easy pita pizza sandwiches. This filling requires cooking and chopping 2 strips of bacon. To the bacon, add in broccoli florets, pepperoni slices, green stuffed olives, chopped mushrooms, sweet red pepper and pizza sauce. The final topping for this filling is shredded mozzarella cheese.

Make a tuna pita filling even better by adding a couple of tablespoons of dried cranberries to a mixture of white tuna fish, mayonnaise, plain yogurt, Dijon mustard, alfalfa sprouts and shredded cheddar cheese.

A tasty southwest style pita filling combines canned salmon with salsa, provolone cheese, onions, peppers and spices.

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