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Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

This gyro bread or pocketless Greek flatbread is easy and fast!

Because this bread doesn’t contain any yeast or other leavening agent but they are still soft and fluffy. These are on the table in no time because you only need to let it rest for a short time. So are you ready to learn how to make gyro bread? Let’s get started!

Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

Usually, gyro bread or pita bread is a yeast-leavened type of flatbread common in the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

In Greece, it is common to make a pocketless Greek flatbread.

Normally these pocketless bread also contain yeast but why use yeast when you can easily do without.

If you use yeast, you always have to proof the dough and let it rise. This takes up at least an hour of your time.

The gyro bread we are making today is without yeast but no worries it is still soft and fluffy without pockets.

Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

Gyro bread ingredients

To make this flatbread recipe you need only a handful of ingredients. I’m sure you have most of the ingredients in your kitchen pantry.

Have the following ready:

  • Plain flour
  • Milk
  • Vegetable oil or vegan /vegetable butter
  • Salt

Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

How to make gyro bread Greek pocketless flatbread

In a large bowl and add the flour. Mix in the salt and before adding the vegetable oil or warmed vegetable butter.

Warm the milk and add to the flour mixture stirring it into a dough using a wooden spoon.

Knead the dough for 4-5 minutes until it is soft and smooth. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.

Divide the dough into six equal pieces. Work with one piece at a time. Knead the dough once more and take a rolling pin and roll into a circle about 1/8-inch thick and about 7-8 inches in diameter.

Preheat a griddle pan or skillet to medium heat. Put the bread on the griddle and cook for 2-3 minutes.

When it starts to bubble and brown patches are visible flip the flatbread and cook the other side for another 1-2 minutes or until you see patches here as well.

Take out of the pan and wrap in a clean kitchen towel until ready to serve. Repeat for the remaining flatbreads.

Tip

Be sure to heat your griddle or skillet properly so the gyro bread can cook in about 2-3 minutes per side.

Else the flatbread will dry out and lose its pliability.

Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

Store gyro bread

The best way to store your gyro bread are:

  • Warm – gyro bread is best when cooked and served straight away. Store in a clean kitchen towel to keep them warm
  • Room temperature – if you are going to eat the flatbreads with a day or so you can let them cool completely and store in an airtight container or ziplock bag
  • Fridge – want to eat it within 2 days you have to option to store the bread in the fridge. Again store in a ziplock bag or container
    Freezer – want to preserve the flatbreads for a longer time you can put them in the freezer and store
  • for up to 3 months.

Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

What is the difference between gyro bread and pita bread?

This gyro bread is pocketless which means that you can’t cut the bread and fill it with meat or other ingredients.

Usually, a pita bread contains pockets that allow you to open up and fill with either shawarma or gyros meat.

Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

What to serve with Greek flatbread

You can eat this flatbread with a dip or as a sandwich but you can also serve it with:

I hope you enjoy this amazing gyro bread!

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Gyro bread

Serves: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

Greek pocketless flatbread this no yeast gyro bread is an easy flatbread recipe that you can serve with meat like shawarma, souvlaki or gyros. Try it!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups / 300 gram of plain flour, additional flour for dusting
  • 175 ml warm milk
  • 50 grams of vegetable oil or vegan /vegetable butter
  • ½ teaspoon of salt

Instructions

  1. Add flour In a large bowl. Mix in the salt and before adding the vegetable oil or warmed vegetable butter
  2. Warm the milk and add to the flour mixture stirring it into a dough using a wooden spoon
  3. Knead the dough for 4-5 minutes until it is soft and elastic. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and let it rest for 10-15 minutes
  4. Divide the dough into six equal pieces. Work with one piece at a time. Knead the dough once more and take a rolling pin and roll into a circle about 1/8-inch thick and about 7-8 inches in diameter
  5. Preheat a griddle pan or skillet to medium heat. Put the bread on the griddle and cook for 2-3 minutes
  6. When it starts to bubble and brown patches are visible flip the flatbread and cook the other side for another 1-2 minutes or until you see patches here as well
  7. Take out of the pan and wrap in a clean kitchen towel until ready to serve. Repeat for the remaining flatbreads

Nutrition facts

Calories: 270; Fat: 9g; Carbs: 40g; Protein: 6g;

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Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread
Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread
Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread
Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread
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Make no yeast gyro bread a great pocketless Greek flatbread that you can eat with your favorite meats, fish or as bread. Easy to make and so tasty. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe #thetortillachannel #gyrobread #pitabread #pocketlesgreekflatbread

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