Pita bread stuffed with cheese

Pita bread stuffed with cheese: Let the festivities begin! Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula

Pita bread stuffed with cheese: The side dish you want to try

If you feel adventurous, try out our unique pita bread stuffed with cheese recipe. You will love it.

Pita bread stuffed with cheese

Pita bread stuffed with cheese: Let the festivities begin! Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula

If you love bread and cheese, we have a special recipe for you. Our pita bread stuffed with cheese is everything a cheese lover will enjoy when taking a bite of this unique bread.

This recipe includes the method to prepare your own pita bread from scratch. It also guides how you can stuff the pita bread with cheese to result in a delicious pita bread stuffed with gooey melted cheese.

Varieties to pita bread stuffed with cheese

The fun thing about pita bread is that you can stuff it with a variety of delicious ingredients. From crunchy salad ingredients to roasted veggies, the choices are endless. If you prefer something meaty in your pita bread, stuff it with chicken, beef or lamb strips. Add some Tahini sauce to make it irresistible and get ready for a taste sensation unlike anything else.

If you feel adventurous and want to get baking, try out our unique pita bread recipe. You will love it.

Pita bread stuffed with cheese recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Msi Muzi Mathebula Course: SidesCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

45

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for sprinkling

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast

  • 165 g lukewarm water

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for drizzling

  • 1 cup of mixed cheese

Method

  • Mix the dough
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and instant yeast.
  • Add the water and oil. Stir with a spatula until a shaggy dough forms. The mixture will appear dry and unevenly mixed.
  • Use your hands to knead the dough briefly in the bowl just until the flour is absorbed and you have a sticky ball, about 30 seconds. Drizzle a little olive oil over top, turn the dough to coat, cover the bowl with a tea towel, and transfer to a warm place to rise for 1.5 hours.
  • Heat the oven with baking steel or stone inside at 200°C. Cut a sheet of parchment paper into 6 small pieces about 6-inches square.
  • Portion the dough
  • Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead briefly to form a ball. Use a bench scraper to divide the dough into 6 equal portions — each ball should roughly weigh 73 g.
  • Using flour as needed to prevent sticking, ball up each portion, using the pinky edges of your fingers to create tension in the middle of each ball, add mixed cheese then roll it and then flatten each roll into a pita size shape.
  • Place in an oiled baking tray, allow to rest for 30 minutes and bake at 180°C.

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