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Rating: 4.7/5 (3 votes cast)

Meal Type: Side Dish
Prep Time:
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Cook Method: Oven
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: Mediterranean
     Serving Size: 16 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Easy Pita Bread

Recipe Tags: Bread Recipes

Date Added: January 04, 2014
Baking is a science and when you mix all the right ingredients, your creating chemisty. There is balance between flour and all the right stuff. Try out this pitas recipe and surprise everyone in your family.

Ingredients:

2 Cups Water
1 Teaspoon Sugar confectioner'
1 Package Dry Yeast
5 Cups All-Purpose Flour sifted
1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil (for frying)
2 Teaspoons Salt approximately
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Directions:

1. In mixing bowl, combine water and sugar; sprinkle yeast and let stand for 10 minutes or until dissolved and creamy.

2. Using electric mixer, beat in 2 c. of the flour, oil and salt; beat for about 3 minutes or until smooth, scraping down side of bowl from time to time.

3. With wooden spoon, beat in enough of the remaining flour to make stiff dough.

4. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic.

5. Place dough in lightly greased bowl, turning to grease all over.

6. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until doubled in bulk.

7. Divide dough into 16 or 32 pieces. On lightly floured surface, roll each piece into 7" or 4" rounds.

8. Cover and let rise for 15 minutes or until slightly risen.

9. Meanwhile, heat ungreased baking sheet on lowest rack in 500 degree oven (240 C).

10. Using floured metal spatula, quickly transfer 2 or 3 pita rounds to heated baking sheet; bake for 3 or 4 minutes or until puffed and light golden around edges.

11. Repeat with remaining pita rounds. Let cool between damp tea towels.

12. Pitas will collapse and soften slightly, but pocket will remain.

13. (Alternatively, if crisp pitas are desired, let cool on racks) Pitas can be stored in plastic bags in freezer for up to 1 month.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Yeast, Gluten, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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