Savory Pita Strips


These crunchy sticks are wonderful with saucy pasta dishes as well as soups. I sometimes replace the butter with butter-flavored granules. -Tanya Belt of Newcomerstown, Ohio

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • 4 (6 inch) pita breads

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. In a small bowl, combine the Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and rosemary; set aside. Cut pita breads into 1-in. strips; split in half. Spritz crust side with butter-flavored nonstick cooking spray; place crust side up on a broiler pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1 minute. Turn; brush with butter and sprinkle with Parmesan mixture. Broil 1-2 minutes longer or until golden brown and crisp.


Nutritional Analysis: 6 strips equals 114 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.