Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Bleu Cheese Chicken Pitas

  • 1 ½ cups shredded or cubed chicken (can used grilled, boiled or rotisserie chicken)
  • 4 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • ¼ cup bleu cheese
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 TBS mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Sliced Tomatoes

Mix yogurt, mayonnaise, blue cheese, ground pepper and garlic together. Add chicken and bacon.

Put lettuce and tomatoes in pita pocket, stuff full with chicken salad.

Pita Bread
  • 1  1/8 cups warm water
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 TBS oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ tsp. sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. yeast

Mix above ingredients in a bread maker on dough setting. When finished rising, roll out into a 12 inch long tube. Cut into 6 – 8 pieces. Roll out into circles. Let finished rolled dough sit on a floured surface with a towel on top for 30 minutes, to rise.

Bake at 500. Cook 2 or 3 pitas at a time, on a cooling rack directly on the oven racks. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tops start to golden. Remove from oven, place in brown paper sack to cool, then put directly in plastic for storage.

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