Pita Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 20
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1 package active dry yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
3 cups water
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon olive oil
9 cups flour

Preparation / Directions:

combine yeast, sugar, and water in a large mixing bowl let stand for 10 minutes mix in salt and oil gradually beat in flour until mixture holds together turnout onto a lightly floured board shape into a long rounded loaf slice into equal portions knead each portion until smooth and elastic place onto a dry cloth, cover with a damp cloth allow to rise for 60-90 minutes, until puffy place each portion onto a floured board rollout to a diameter of 6-inches place onto a dry cloth, cover with a damp cloth, and cover with plastic allow to rise for 60 mintues, until puffy place, 1/2-inch apart, onto an ungreased baking sheet place on the lowest rack in oven bake @ 500 degrees for 5 minutes, until puffy and bottoms are browned set oven to broil, raise rack to 4-inches from top broil for 1-2 minutes, until tops are browned remove from oven to cool on a rack, flatten slightly serve at room temperature


Nutritional Information:

209 Calories (kcal); 1g Total Fat; (3% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 43g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 96mg Sodium

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