- Yield : 10 small pitas
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 5m
- Ready In : 55m
Quick and easy home made pita bread. The batch pictured is all purpose flour with 1 cup whole wheat substitution. Enough to add a bit more nutrients without anyone noticing…;)
- 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour, or substitute up to 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 1/4 cups warm water
- 2 1/4 tsps. active dry yeast
- 1/2 tsp. salt
Mix 2 cups flour with water and yeast.
Mix in salt.
Work in remaining flour until dough pulls away from sides of bowl.
Turn onto floured surface and knead 5 minutes.
Cut into 10 equal portions and roll into balls.
Flour counter and top of dough ball lightly, roll out to 1/4" thickness and 6" diameter.
Place on baking sheets sprinkled with flour or cornmeal. Let rise 35 minutes in oven with light on and covered with a tea towel.
Remove from oven to preheat to 500F. Bake on lowest rack in oven for 5 minutes.
Place on rack and cover with tea towel for first 3 minutes. Remove towel and allow to cool completely.