These healthy greek flatbreads are quick, filling, and totally tasty. Top flatbreads with your favorite mediterranean toppings for a quick lunch or snack.
This is the perfect summer recipe because it requires next to no cooking (to keep you cool), it uses summer produce, and it can be made in 5 minutes or less.
Enjoy at home or bring on a picnic for a filling and cooling summer lunch that makes no sacrifices in the flavor department. I know that I am going to be making these all summer long!
I found these mini pitas at the store and knew they would be the perfect size for individual flatbreads. Aren't they so cute?
Similar to this gyros salad, this greek flatbread recipe is totally customizable to your favorite toppings! That's one of the best things about greek food. You have endless combinations of toppings and ingredients to add to your favorite salads, flatbreads, wraps, soups, etc., and you can add or take away whatever you like.
I kept these vegetarian, but you could totally add chicken or even gyro meat for more protein.
Tasty Greek food recipes
- mini naan bread or greek pita bread
- hummus (plain or garlic)
- romaine lettuce
- red onion
- kalamata olives
- feta cheese
- lemon juice
- olive oil
How to make healthy greek flatbreads
Warm mini pitas on a dry cast iron skillet over medium heat. Approximately 30 seconds per side.
Spread hummus across the top of each flat bread
Top with chopped veggies, including cucumber, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, olives, parsley, feta cheese, and onion. (Chop them finely, like seen in this israeli cucumber salad)
Squeeze on fresh lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil and enjoy!
A drizzle of oil
For me, the finishing touch to these flatbreads, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil on top, is a total game changer. It ties everything together and really makes the whole thing more satisfying. Don't be afraid of healthy fats-- they help our bodies absorb nutrients!
These flatbreads are so convenient to buy from the store. To make them soft and warm, all you have to do is quickly heat them up in a warm, bare pan for 30 seconds per side. This will make them taste close to homemade without any of the work. Plus, the combination of a warm pita with the cold toppings is totally refreshing.
What to put on greek pita bread
The above recipe is merely a suggestion or a guide to go off of. There are so many topping options for mediterranean-style flatbreads. Here are some ideas.
- hummus (any variety, plain, garlic, red pepper)
- veggies (romaine or spinach, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion)
- olives (black, kalamata, green)
- canned artichokes or hearts of palm
- chicken or steak or shrimp or gyro meat
- tzatziki sauce or greek yogurt
- olive oil
- lemon juice or red wine vinegar
These flatbreads actually store surprisingly well in the fridge! Store them flat in an airtight container for up to 3 days. They make delicious lunches throughout the week.
Healthy Greek Flatbreads
A healthy greek flatbread loaded with mediterranean toppings and finished with olive oil and lemon for a tasty snack or lunch!
- 2 mini naan breads or greek pita bread
- 2 tbsp. hummus (plain or garlic)
- ¼ cucumber, diced
- ½ cup romaine lettuce, chopped
- ¼ cup tomatoes, chopped
- ¼ red onion, diced
- ¼ cup kalamata olives
- 2 tbsp. feta cheese crumbles
- 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
- ½ lemon, juiced
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- Warm mini pitas on a dry cast iron skillet over medium heat. Approximately 30 seconds per side.
- Spread hummus across the top of each flat bread
- Top with chopped veggies, including cucumber, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, olives, parsley, and onion.
- Squeeze on fresh lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 505Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 830mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 5gSugar: 6gProtein: 15g
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