An oval-shaped Middle Eastern flat bread. It can be opened up to form a pocket which can be stuffed with a variety of fillings.
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Throughout the Middle East, pittas are served alongside main dishes or cut into wedges and used to dip in mezze dishes such as baba ganoush and hummus. If they’re warmed for a minute or two in a medium oven they puff up a bit making them easier to cut open.