Herbed Pita Strips

Herbed Pita Strips

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A perfect finger food for parties, or just an evening spent over chips, dips and tea with friends. Herbed Pita Strips are crispy, buttery, spicy, herby and garlicky, all at one go, which makes them appealing to people with varied tastes. This makes it a great choice for parties. Serve with an assortment of dips, not forgetting Mediterranean favourites like Muhhamarra.

Herbed Pita Strips recipe - How to make Herbed Pita Strips

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  13 to 15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 strips
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1 readymade (10”) pita bread or pizza base

To Be Mixed Into A Topping
1/4 cup melted butter
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1 tsp dried mixed herbs
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
a pinch of salt

  1. Place the pita base on a clean, dry surface, put the prepared topping on it and spread it evenly using a spoon.
  2. Cut the pita bread into 2 halves and cut 6 long strips from each halve. You will get 12 strips in all.
  3. Place the strips on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 8 to 10 minutes or till the base is evenly browned and crisp.
  4. Serve immediately with a dip of your choice.
Nutrient values per strip
Energy36 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates1.6 g
Fiber0 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A115.2 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid0.8 mcg
Calcium1.1 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium29.4 mg
Potassium8 mg
Zinc0.1 mg


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 on 08 Oct 14 03:30 PM

The mixed herbs and garlic gives a strong flavour to this pita strips... They are crisp and delicious.. I tried it with muhhammara dip and it was super! Will make it again soon..