Lunch Box Pita Pockets


Kids can assemble these pita meals themselves, right there at the lunch table!

lunchbox pita pockets
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 serving


  • ½ cup deli ham, chopped

  • ½ cup shredded lettuce

  • ¼ cup shredded carrot

  • ¼ cup Ranch dressing

  • 1 pita bread round, cut in half


  1. Place ham, lettuce, and carrot in a resealable plastic bag. Pour Ranch dressing into a small resealable container. Wrap the pita bread in plastic wrap. Pack the ham mixture, Ranch dressing, and pita bread along with a spoon in a lunch box or bag until lunch time.

  2. Assemble pita pocket by spooning the ham mixture into each pita half and drizzling the Ranch dressing on top.

Cook's Note

Ingredient variations include chopped pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, and pizza sauce; chopped bacon, shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, and Ranch dressing; or sliced apples and peanut butter.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

559 Calories
38g Fat
37g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 559
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 1744mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 90mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 409mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.