Mediterranean Pita Pizzas: A Light and Easy Summer Dinner


Easy to assemble, healthy and filling, these Mediterranean Pita Pizzas are a great light and easy summer lunch or dinner option.


When it comes to summer meals I am all about quick and easy. Between classes, pools days, park visits and being out in the heat all day, being behind the stove for hours isn’t practical. As a kid we ate a lot of these simple + light sandwiches and wraps during weekdays, it was a lovely contrast to the delicious Indian food we would have for dinner.

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Last week on my Instagram I asked if you all would like more easy lunchtime ideas and the answer was yes, so here you have it! Mediterranean Pita Pizzas are one of my go-to lunches — sometimes dinner. Loaded with hummus, vegetables, pickled onions and feta, it’s a filling and nutritious meal that takes just a few minutes to put together. Because they don’t need to be served hot, you can pack all the ingredients individually and make it a picnic lunch or park dinner for some summertime fun!

While the use of an oven or toaster isn’t required for this recipe, I like to toast the pita bread in the for a few minutes on each side just until soft. To do this, you can toast on low setting for 2-3 minutes using a toaster or turn on your broil setting on low and toast for a minute on each side. I used mini pitas for this recipe but you can, of course, use the full-sized ones!

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  • 4 mini pitas or 2 regular size pitas
  • ½ cup hummus
  • 2 tablespoon crumbled feta
  • 16 English cucumber slices, thin
  • 12 Roma tomato slices, thin
  • Pickled onions; use as desired
  • 1 tablespoon fresh herbs; mint or parsley


  1. Toast pita on low setting for 2-3 minutes using a toaster or turn on your broil setting on low and toast for a minute on each side.
  2. Allow cooling.
  3. Spread 2 tablespoon hummus on one pita (or 4 tablespoons if using regular size pitas)
  4. Layer on other toppings.
  5. Garnish with fresh herbs and enjoy!


Other topping ideas include olives, peppers, roasted eggplant, and zucchini.
By Nisha Vedi Pawar

Nisha is the founder and editor of Love Laugh Mirch, an Indian inspired lifestyle site where she shares her take … Read more ›