Is your husband tired of eating the white bread sandwiches that you make on a regular basis for breakfast? If yes, then why don’t you replace the white bread with something tastier such as Pita bread? Believe me, once your husband eats this soft, flat, and slightly leavened bread, he wouldn’t feel like eating any other type of bread or bun ever. And do you know what? Pitas are not only tasty but healthy too. It improves the bowel system, helps in weight reduction, controls cholesterol, etc. So, waste no more time; visit your nearest bakery and purchase these healthy-cum-tasty flat breads.
Thinking how should you serve pita bread Melbourne to your husband? Well, there are a wide variety of ways in which you can serve this bread. You can tear and toss it in a salad, serve it with hummus, serve it like a pizza, etc. But the most common way in which pitas are served is by filling the pockets with a lip smacking stuffing, preferably a Middle-Eastern salad.
Don’t have any Middle Eastern salad recipes with you? Worry not because below, I’ve listed down two very yummy, easy-to-prepare and authentic Middle Eastern salad recipes so that you can fill the pockets of the Souvlaki pita bread Melbourne.
Keep reading to know more.
I’m sure you have heard about Lebanese cuisine and how delicious it is. That is why I’ve picked a very simple yet healthy recipe for stuffing, straight away from the diary of my mother, who is a Lebanese by birth. So, are you eager to know the recipe? If yes, then read on.
List of ingredients:
- 2 cucumbers (diced)
- 1 red onion (minced)
- 4 tomatoes (diced)
- 2 garlic cloves (minced)
- 3 tablespoons of fresh mint (finely chopped)
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1⁄4 cup lemon juice
- 1⁄4 cup pitted sliced kalamata olive
- 1 cup cubed feta cheese or 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
- Salt and pepper
How to Prepare: First, combine cucumbers, tomatoes, and onion in a bowl and then, top it with garlic, finely chopped mint, olive oil, lemon, salt, and pepper. After that, stir everything well so that the vegetables are evenly coated. Next, you need to melt the cube feta cheese and start adding the veggie-mixture in it. Let the salad chill in your refrigerator for a few minutes and then, use it to fill the pockets. Trust me, your husband is going to love the Pita-Lebanese salad combo.
Tabouli Salad (Tabbouleh)
Now, the next recipe that I’m going to share is about another very popular Middle-Eastern salad known as the Tabouli aka Tabbouleh. Why just Middle East, this salad is quite popular in the Mediterranean countries as well. And most importantly, just like the Lebanese salad, this one is also easy-to-make and absolutely delicious. Read on to know the recipe.
List of ingredients:
- 1/2 cup extra fine bulgur wheat
- 4 green onions, 2 bunches parsley, 1 cucumber and 4 tomatoes (finely chopped)
- 12-15 fresh and finely chopped mint leaves (remove the stems)
- 3-4 tbsp lime juice
- 3-4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- Red meat/Chicken (as per your choice)
How to Prepare: First, wash the bulgur wheat and soak it in water for around 5-7 minutes and then, drain it really well and set aside. Next, take a bowl and mix all the veggies and herb that are mentioned above. Then, add the bulgur wheat, salt, olive oil, and a little bit of lime juice to the veggie-herb mixture and stir it well with a salad spoon. Finally, put the mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Once the salad is done, take the red meat/chicken and season it with Baharat (a Middle Eastern spice-blend) and then, fry or grill them till it is cooked through. Once it’s cooked perfectly, mix it with the salad. That’s it; you Tabouli aka Tabbouleh salad is done!
- Please See: Whether you are filling the pitas with a Lebanese or a Tabouli salad, make sure you purchase the bread from a popular bakery only that provides kebab bread supplies.
Don’t you think these two Middle-Eastern salad recipes are really delicious and easy-to-prepare? If yes, then do make them at your home. And to know more about pita bread suppliers Melbourne, wait for my next article.
Author bio- Eloise is a popular blogger who has written several articles on pita bread Melbourne as well as kebab bread supplies. To get recipes related to Souvlaki pita bread Melbourne, or to know about pita bread suppliers Melbourne, follow her articles.