Low Carb Arayes: Pita Stuffed with Mediterranean Spiced Meat

Looking for a mouthwatering and low-carb twist on the classic Palestinian dish? Look no further! In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make savory and satisfying Low Carb Pita Stuffed with Mediterranean Spiced Meat that’s sure to become a family favorite.

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Low Carb Arayes: Pita Stuffed with Mediterranean Spiced Meat

This Mediterranean-inspired dish offers all the flavors of traditional Palestinian arias without the carbs.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Japanese, Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 203 kcal


  • 2 low-carb pitas we used Joseph’s
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef or lamb
  • 1/4 yellow onion grated and liquid drained
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Begin by grating half an onion and draining any excess liquid.
  • Finely dice two cloves of garlic, chop some fresh cilantro, and finely chop a jalapeno.
  • Mix all the diced vegetables together in a bowl.
  • Combine the vegetable mixture with the ground meat and season it with salt, pepper, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika. Ensure that the vegetables, meat, and spices are mixed thoroughly.
  • Slice the low-carb pitas in half and gently open them.
  • Stuff each pita with the seasoned meat mixture, pressing it uniformly inside the pita.
  • Brush both sides of the pitas with olive oil.
  • Grill the stuffed pitas on a pan for about 5-8 minutes on each side, or until the meat is cooked through and the pitas are crispy.
  • Serve your delicious Low Carb Pita Stuffed with Mediterranean Spiced Meat and enjoy!


@lowcarblolita Had to make these Arayes from @The Golden Balance tonight. 🥙 So good – will definitely be making these again. #easyhealthyrecipes #arayes #palestinian #lowcarb #fyp #viralrecipe ♬ original sound – ✨ Lolita ✨


Calories: 203kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 3gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gSodium: 19mgPotassium: 348mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1458IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 4mg
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This Mediterranean-inspired dish offers all the flavors of traditional Palestinian arias without the carbs. It’s a delightful and satisfying meal that will leave your taste buds wanting more. Give it a try and savor the rich flavors without any guilt. Enjoy!

Lolita Carrico
Lolita Carricohttp://thisisradiance.com
Exploring the art of graceful aging, I share my journey and tips on wellness, beauty, and nutrition for women embracing their vibrant 40s and beyond.

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