Dutch Pita Bread

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 210
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1 cup tepid water (110°-115°F)
1 package dry, quick action yeast
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt mixed with 1/2-tsp. water
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour


Mix and dissolve yeast in 1 c. water. Mix in 2 c. flour and, salt and water mixture. Mix well.

Add wheat and all purpose fours until smooth, add a little water if to dry. Let rise until about doubled in size and divide into 6 pieces. Form each piece into a ball and roll into flat rounds about ¼” thick.

Bake on bottom of hot Dutch oven 550°F for 5 minutes until barely grown. Remove from oven and cool on cake rack.

TIP: dust a little corn meal in oven to help prevent sticking. Also use a mixer with a dough hook attachment for best results mixing dough.

P.S. Pita bread forms a bubble in the center to make itself hollow to form its famous “pocket”.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 210
Calories from Fat: 0

This Dutch Pita Bread recipe is from the Cast Iron "Covered Wagon" Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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