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Pita Bread

Pita Bread


INGREDIENTS
1 1/8 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
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3 cups bread flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
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DIRECTIONS
- Place all ingredients in bread pan of your bread machine, select Dough setting and start. When dough has risen long enough, machine will beep
- Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Gently roll and stretch dough into a 12 inch rope. With a sharp knife, divide dough into 8 pieces. Roll each into a smooth ball. With a rolling pin, roll each ball into a 6 to 7 inch circle. Set aside on a lightly floured countertop. cover with a towel. Let pitas rise about 30 minutes until slightly puffy.
- Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Place 2 or 3 pitas on a wire cake rack. Place cake rack directly on oven rack. Bake pitas 4 to 5 minutes until puffed and tops begin to brown. Remove from oven and immediately place pitas in a sealed brown paper bag or cover them with a damp kitchen towel until soft. Once pitas a softened, either cut in half or split top edge for half or whole pitas. They can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for several days or in the freezer for 1 or 2 months.

Nutrition Information
Pita Bread [Peppy's Recipe]
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 1521.06
Calories from Fat 121.38
Total Fat
14.2g
Saturated Fat
1.0g
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0.0mg
Sodium
2325.4mg
Total Carbohydrate
294.2g
Dietary Fiber
6.4g
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
37.6g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 124%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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