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25 Best Pita Sandwiches for Kids

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Pita is piquing in popularity and it’s not hard to see why! Those sturdy little pockets are perfect for stuffing, they pack well for on-the-go eating, and there are so many options easily available in your local grocery store. The filling possibilities are endless- but in case you need a little inspiration, we’ve rounded up 25 of the best pita sandwiches for kids! Perfect for easy dinners at home, picnic lunches, or meals on-the-go.

Need some more grab and go meal ideas? Check out our favorite easy (and healthy!) ideas here!

Pita Sandwiches

Pita bread is great for kiddos because of the built-in pocket that is perfect for stuffing with all sorts of fillings! We’ve rounded up some of the most delicious and unique pita sandwiches that kids and adults will love.

Crunchy Falafel

Crunchy, delicious, and nutritious homemade falafel! It tastes as fresh as can be, and it’s filled with the best, whole-food ingredients.

Indian Chicken Salad Wraps

Chicken, carrots, ginger, cumin, and cilantro combine with a cooling yogurt dressing inside pillowy flatbread.

Avocado Stuffed Pita

This Avocado Stuffed Pita is a vegetarian version packed with southwestern flavor.

Creamy Chicken Pita Pocket

Our very favorite lightened up chicken salad- stuffed in a pita! It’s a crowd pleaser.

Chopped Chicken & Kale Salad

This Chopped Chicken & Kale Salad Pita is stuffed with good for you ingredients.. and is super light and fresh tasting. Perfect for summer lunches!

Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma

There are few things more satisfying than a warm chicken shawarma sandwich. Flavorful chicken + soft pita + refreshing tzatziki = yum!

Lemony Broccoli, Chickpea & Avocado Pita Sandwiches via Cookie and Kate

These simple broccoli, chickpea and avocado pita sandwiches are a fresh lunch or dinner option.

Chickpea Salad Pita

Skip the meat with this chickpea salad pita. So good, no one will miss it!

Caprese Pita Pockets

All the flavor of the popular caprese salad.. with more veggies, and stuffed in a pita!

Sloppy Quinoa Pitas

Vegetarian sloppy joe- stuffed in pita. All the flavor, less of the mess!

Dairy Free Tuna Salad

Shake up your tuna salad game with this lightened up, mayo-free pita version!

Eggplant Gyro

We love this warm and filling eggplant gyro!

Lunchbox Gyros

Quick, refreshing, and filling! These Lunchbox Gyros are a staple in warmer months.

Pita Egg Foldup

Our Pita Egg Foldup takes a breakfast twist that is perfect for any time of day!

Corn & Veggie Flatbread

So easy and fresh tasting! This Corn & Veggie Flatbread makes the perfect summer meal.

Pita Flatbread Recipes

Pita makes a great base for all sorts of toppings. Sweet, savory, hot or cold.. here are some of our favorite ways to prepare it!

Artichoke & Veggie Flatbread

You won’t believe how much flavor you can get with just a handful of ingredients!

Pita Pizza

Using pita bread as your crust makes weeknight pizza dinner easy-peasy!

Chicken Caesar Flatbread

Caesar salad makes a filling meal when served on pita bread!

Breakfast Pizza

A non-traditional twist on Breakfast Pizza that will satisfy your kids’ sweet tooth AND their before school nutrition needs.

Pita Dips

Slice your pita bread into wedges and serve with one of these delicious and nutritious dips!

Healthy Chocolate Hummus

Serve with fruit and pita wedges for a sweet- but nutritious!- snack that your kids will love.

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Pita

Fresh and fruity- this fruit salsa with crispy cinnamon pita chips are a snack time favorite!

Green Goddess Hummus

This hummus is loaded with fresh basil and spinach which are bright and fresh, and then avocado and white beans make this hummus so smooth and creamy you will want to lick the spoon. Perfect for pita wedges!

green goddess hummus with fresh veggies for dipping

Freezer-Friendly Lemon Hummus

This hummus is ultra-fresh, creamy, and tangy, made from freshly-cooked chickpeas, juicy lemons, tahini, and extra virgin olive oil… Perfect for veggies and pita wedges!

Pita Dippers and Yogurt Dip

This simple yogurt dip is packed with veggies and so easy to throw together!

Cucumber & Apple Relish

This fresh tasting relish makes the perfect snack with a stack of pita wedges.

There are so many different kinds of pita bread available in the grocery store these days. If we’re making pizza or cutting them into wedges we like the Greek pita bread. It’s softer, thicker, and doesn’t have a pocket. These also work well as a wrap. However, traditional pita bread works great too! And it has a handy pocket for stuffing.

What is your favorite way to eat a pita?

Natalie Monson

I'm a registered dietitian, mom of 4, avid lover of food and strong promoter of healthy habits. Here you will find lots of delicious recipes full of fruits and veggies, tips for getting your kids to eat better and become intuitive eaters and lots of resources for feeding your family.

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