Pita Bread

Really simple pita bread recipe, for baking in an oven or on the grill. Slightly sweet and great freshly made.

Makes about 8.

Prep time of ~120 minutes; cook time of ~4 minutes each.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Steps

Mix flour, yeast, salt, sugar in mixing bowl.

Add olive oil and water, combining into a loose dough.

Knead by hand for ~10 minutes, or until smooth.

Place dough ball in oiled bowl, covered with a damp towel. Let rise for 60-90 minutes until doubled, depending on your temperature conditions.

Punch down dough and divide into 8 pieces. Let rest for 20 minutes.

Roll out each ball to ~1/8” thick. If it doesn’t strech well, let rest a bit.

Bake at 400 F for ~3 minutes total, flipping after ~2 minutes. On the grill, may take much less time. You’re looking for it to completely puff up before flipping.

Notes

Can add some garlic powder, but may require additional rising time.

See Also


flour

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