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Navajo Fry Bread

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Category: Mexican, Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk Yeast
  • 6 c Flour
  • 2 1/2 c -Warm water
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 2 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Shortening


Sprinkle yeast over flour in large bowl. Heat water (don't boil). Stir in
sugar, salt, shortening. Let cool to lukewarm. With fork stir liquid
mixture into flour. Knead well. Let rise 30 minutes. Pinch off a dough ball
about the size of a lemon. Roll out thin. Fry in an 8-inch skillet in only
enough fat to cover bottom of pan. Drain and salt lightly. Will serve 8.
Leftovers can be reheated and enjoyed.

Variation: The Navajo Taco is made by layering meat, beans, lettuce,
tomatoes and cheese onto fry bread.

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