What to do with leftover pitta bread
Pitta bread is a flatbread originating from the Middle East. Discover how you can use up left over pitta bread here.
Recipes using pitta bread
- Avocado houmous with coriander pitta
- Moroccan lamb burgers with tomatoes, houmous and pitta
- Parma ham, fig and mozzarella salad with warm pitta
How to use up leftover pitta bread
- Garlic pittas
Heat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas 4. Melt a large knob of butter in a frying pan, then gently fry 2 crushed garlic cloves for 2 minutes. Stir in 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley. Drizzle the butter over pittas on a baking sheet, then sprinkle with sea salt. Bake for 5-7 minutes, then slice and serve with drinks.
- Pitta pizzas
Heat the oven to 180°C /160°C fan/gas 4. In a saucepan, fry 1/2 finely chopped onion in oil until soft, then add 1/2 jar of passata, 1 tsp sugar and 1 tsp red wine vinegar. Cook until reduced by half, then stir in a handful of chopped fresh oregano. Spread over pittas, top with mozzarella and bake until the cheese has melted.
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