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Web's Best Recipe Pita Bread

Recipe pita bread is so good you'll be serving it often. These little sandwich pockets are not only handy, convenient, tasty, but they're good for you!

The first Pita Bread recipe contains no leavening agents. The following two recipes are leavened.

And now, your Pita Bread.

Recipe Pita Bread #1

3 cup white flour
1 tsp salt
1 cup Warm water
Vegetable oil

Combine the flour and salt; stir in enough warm water so that the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl and ceases to be sticky. Stir till smooth. Knead for 5 minutes.

Divide dough into 12 equal portions and shape into smooth balls. Cover with damp towels and let rest 5 to 10 minutes. Press each ball flat and roll into a 6" or 7" circle. Lightly oil a griddle or skillet. Gently stretch each round as thin as possible. Cook about 90 seconds. Pitas will be brown and bubbly spots will appear at the bottom. Turn over & brown the other side.

Remove from griddle and immediately wrap your pitas in towels.


Recipe Pita Bread #2

This recipe pita bread is leavened.

1 package active dry yeast
1 1/4 cup warm water
3 cups flour (white or whole wheat)
Optional but recommended: Bread Dough Enhancer. Use per manufacturer's instructions.
2 tsp salt

Dissolve yeast in water. Stir in flour and salt. Knead on a floured surface for about five minutes. Dough will be smooth.

Divide into six balls and knead each until smooth and elastic. Flatten each to 1/4" thick and 4-5 inches in diameter.

Cover with a damp towel and rise 45 minutes in a warm spot.

Place upside down on a cookie sheet. Bake in hot oven (500 degrees) until light brown.

And here the last recipe pita bread:

Recipe Pita Bread #3

2 tsp dry yeast
1 cup lukewarm water
1 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
3 cup whole wheat flour
Optional but recommended: Bread Dough Enhancer. Use per manufacturer's instructions.

Dissolve yeast in water with sugar. Let froth.

Add salt and flour then mix well. Knead, adding more flour as necessary. Let rise till doubled. Punch down.

Divide into 6 equal portions and let rise for 15 minutes.

Roll each pita bread to 1/2-inch. Place on ungreased cookie sheet & bake for 10 minutes in oven preheted to 474 degrees.

Enjoy your recipe Pita Bread.

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