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Navajo Fry Bread

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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