Whole Wheat Pita Bread

8
Skip Davis

By
@Grandpaskip

A very basic method for making pita bread for stuffing with veggies and/or meat mixtures.

photos are from:
Saad Fayed, About.com Guide

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 pitas
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2-1/4 tsp
active dry yeast or instant
1 tsp
honey to activate yeast
1 c
warm water (110 to 115 degrees f.) you may need up to 2 tbsp more
2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
whole wheat flour
1 tsp
salt
note: low sodium diets: omit salt

How to Make Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1add yeast and honey to warm water in a medium size bowl. let stand until foamy. About 5 minutes.
  • 2Combine flours and salt in a large mixing bowl. make a well. pour yeast mixture into center and stir until dough can be gathered into a ball. knead until smooth
  • 3place dough in a large lightly oiled bowl and cover with a damp towel. place in a dry,draft-free place until doubled in bulk. (1 to 2 hours). punch dough down. place on a lightly floured surface. divide dough into 12 pieces. NOTE: first 3 steps can be done in a bread machine set on "dough" or "manual" setting.
  • 4shape dough pieces into balls and place on non-stick baking sheets or non-stick sprayed sheets. allow to rest,covered with a damp towel for 30 minutes.
  • 5now on a lightly floured surface,roll out each ball into approximately a 5 inch circle. place back on baking sheets. let stand, covered about 30 minutes more.
  • 6bake on middle rack of pre-heated 500 degree oven for about 5 minutes. (pitas will puff up). Turn over and bake for another 2 minutes. Remove from oven and gently push down "puff" with a spatula.
  • 7remove from baking sheets and let cool on racks. when totally cooled, store in air tight container(s) in refrigerator.
  • 8TO SERVE: re-heat wrapped in aluminum foil at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

Easy To To Make Quick Bread Recipes For The Holiday Season

Easy to To Make Quick Bread Recipes for the Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

With the holidays fast approaching, quick bread recipes are great to keep handy in your recipe box. Since they require no yeast or rising time, they are easy to make...

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Perform magic with these delicious homemade zucchini bread recipes by making them and then watching them disappear!!

Put Your Tastebuds In A Twist With 10 Perfect Pretzels Recipe

Put Your Tastebuds in a Twist with 10 Perfect Pretzels

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft and buttery, there's nothing better than a warm pretzel and they're not very hard to make at home. Skip the ones in the frozen food aisle and make a...