Fried Dough in a Toaster Oven

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This is great if you have leftover dough. You can fry it on a pan or, in this case, in a toaster oven (a healthier choice). It is great sweet (with some jam or sugar and cinnamon) or savory (with some feta cheese). Navajos call it “fry bread”.

Fried Dough from a Toaster Oven

Fried Dough from a Toaster Oven

This is great if you have left over dough. You can fry it on a pan or, in this case, in a toaster oven (a healthier choice).
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 634 kcal



For the Dough:

For the Tomato Sauce:

  • 1 cup crushed tomato
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For the Topping:


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Add in sugar and salt.
  • Pour in a cup of milk and stir until soft dough is formed.
  • Divide the dough into 6-8 balls. On a floured surface roll each ball of the dough into circles ¼ (5-6 mm) thin.
  • Heat the frying pan over medium-high heat and add oil.
  • Fry the dough until golden. Place on a paper towels and let cool.
  • Use the same pan to make tomato sauce. Pour in olive oil the pan over medium heat. Add crushed tomato, diced garlic and season with salt. Simmer for around 5-10 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 220 º C.
  • Spread tomato sauce on the dough. Add some grated cheddar cheese, dried oregano and grated parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese melts.
  • Place the fried dough on a cooling rack for5-10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 634kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 33gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 1681mgPotassium: 463mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 958IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 915mgIron: 5mg
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