11 August 2017

How to make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's from scratch

***RECIPE***
I don't know many kids who don't like pizza. I also don't know many kids that don't like pitta bread. So put the two together and you have a perfect recipe for pizza night - Mini Pitta Bread Pizzas. And in this post, you'll see how easy they are to make from scratch.


How to make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's from scratch


Pitta Bread


Often an accompaniment to hummus and other dips, pitta breads were one of the first foods I tried with my boys when they were very little. You can make pitta bread pizza simply by placing toppings on shop bought pitta bread, as I did when the boys were younger, however, it's actually really easy to make your own. Homemade ones are also far superior in taste too. And, this recipe doesn't contain yeast, it's simple, quick and easy to make and is vegan too.

A very simple recipe for a school day tea, a sunny summer afternoon in the garden or a Friday night film night. I don't know about you but if the boys help me make something they are far more likely to eat all of it up.

A pitta bread is a bread made with flour, water and salt, and then thoroughly rolled into flattened dough. You might recognize it from many cultures but with a different name, as every bread eating culture will have at one time eaten this type of bread. But no matter what they are called they are quick, easy and delicious - the bread is vegan too so if you are careful with your choice of topping you also have a quick and easy vegan meal too.

How to Make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's From Scratch


How to make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's from scratch

Ingredients


  • 500 g flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 300 ml water

Toppings

You can choose whatever you like. The boys especially like to pick their own toppings. We had: Onion, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Cheese, Basil, Garlic, tomato sauce and homemade BBQ sauce.

How to make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's from scratch


Directions


  1. In a big bowl combine flour and salt. Mix in olive oil and water.
  2. Knead into a soft and sturdy dough -It should be smooth. 
  3. Divide into 8 equal portions then flatten out with your hand - the boys liked helping with this bit 
  4. Cover the bowl and allow to rest for 40 minutes at room temperature.
  5. Place on a paper-lined baking sheet - we use the washable and reusable ones
  6. Choose your toppings and place in oven
  7. Bake in the preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 15 minutes.
  8. If cooking without a topping the heat from the oven should make the pitta puff up - however we were making our into pizza so they stayed flatter.

How to make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's from scratch


How to Serve


Serve straight away whilst still hot. We had two each as they were so yummy and had them with a milkshake made from a dash of homemade strawberry syrup in a glass of milk.

How to make Mini Pitta Bread Pizza's from scratch


Whats your favourite pizza topping?

Deb x

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7 comments:

  1. These look so delicious! I'm definitely going to try them! Pinning it now x

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  2. These look amazing! I am wheat free and have made flat breads before but never tried pitta so will have a go at these with my flour! I'll let you know how I get on...

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  3. Oooh my daughter would love making these! Definitely going to try them out!

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  4. These look amazing! So simple but I'm sure my kids would love them too :) x

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  5. These look delicious, we've made some similar using wraps but they were a bit thin, pittas would be perfect.

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  6. Thanks for posting this, we'll be having a go at making our own.
    Love pitta bread with hummus and veggies 😀

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  7. My 18 month old doesn't seem to be a big fan of pizza so we haven't tried for 2 months now. I will give this recipe a try and see how we get on. Like you say who doesn't like pizza!!
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