Vegetarian pita

Crunchy, crunchy, crunchy! 

Wanna make your own delicious, summery, vegetarian+ low in calories pita?

The truth is that this awesome stuffed pita recipe takes a bit of  time to get ready, but in ma country they say “To know to eat you have to know how to wait”. I encourage you to try and make your own homemade pita, following the recipe instead of buying some(Sneaky). Now that all have been said let’s get staaaarted!

        ~Prep.time: 1hour/ frying: 10′ / Cost: 4€ / Intermediate / Makes 5~

Ingredients:

For the Pita:

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For the potato balls:

  • 3 big potatoes
  • 1 mozarrella ball
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small green pepper
  •  black pepper
  • salt
  • sweet paprica
  • dill
  • bread crumbs

For the filling

  • 3 cups green beans
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 2 big tomatoes
  • 1 big carrot
  • 1\2 of a medium cabbage
  • 2 greek yogurts
  • 1 small cuccumber
  • dill
  • lemon juice

If you give a chance to this pita recipe  I guarantee that it’s gonna become one of your favourite things to make at home and maybe school, work, Uni? Fits perfectly in your lunchbox, huh?

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Instructions:

Pita:

  1. Mix the flour, water, olive oil and salt with your hand till well combined (about 5′)
  2. Cut the dough to 5 pieces and make each of them a ball.
  3. Take your plaster on hand, sprinkle a little of the extra flour onto your clean work surface and turn out the dough. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes, until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  4. Put each pita in a big pan after adding a bit of oil into the pan. It takes a couple of minutes for the pita to be ready so keep an on it all the time. Flip to both sides.
  5. Remove from the heat and place into the oven to remain warm.

Potato balls:

  1. Boil the potatoes for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and place in a big bowl. Using a fork mash your potatoes. Let them cool for 30′.
  3. Then cut the dill and pepper and add into the bowl.
  4. Add the spices and cheese and mix all together.
  5. Make small balls and roll them into bread crumbs.
  6. Put them into hot oil and fry till they get that gold colour. (About 2-3′).

Filling:

  1. Cut the cuccumber, dill  and mix with the yogurt. Put on the side for a while.
  2. Boil the beans for 5-6′, add some lemmon juice and salt on them.
  3. Saute the rest of the pepper and corn with a teaspoon of salt for about 1-2′.
  4. Use the above plus the yummy potato balls to fill your pitaaaa.

Hey, don’t forget to take some pics from your own pita and share them in the comments xx.

Bon Appétit

 

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