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.

What to do with leftover pitta bread

Recipes using pitta bread

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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