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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Herbed Pita Triangles

Good with hot dips.


5 each fresh pita breads

1 /2 cup olive oil

1 /4 tsp black pepper

1 1 /2 tsp dry basil

1 /2 tsp dry oregano

1 /8 tsp dry rosemary

1 /2-3 /4 tsp garlic salt


Preheat oven to 350.

Combine oil with the dry herbs and pepper. Leave salt out.

Arrange the pita bread on a baking sheet pan. Brush tops of the pita with herbed oil mixture and then sprinkle with garlic salt. Bake 8-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cut each pita into 8 triangles.

Serve warm. If preparing in advance, wrap the triangles in foil and hold in a warming oven at 170 degrees.

Makes 40 triangles

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