Pita Bread – What’s in Your Pocket?

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Ingredients for 8 pita breads:

 

For the sponge mix:

 

1 pkg dry active yeast (2 1/4 tsp)

 

1 cup warm water (about 90-100 degrees F.)

 

1 cup (4.5 oz by weight) all-purpose flour

 

Then:

 

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

 

1 3/4 teaspoons salt

 

1 3/4 to 2 cups all-purpose flour, or until a soft, slightly sticky dough forms (about 8-9 oz by weight)

 

*Let rise about 2 hours, or until doubled in size. Form 8 small, round loaves, let rise 30 minutes. Roll out and let rest 5 minutes before grilling.

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happy cooking.

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