Whole Wheat Pita
Serves: 4-5
  • ⅔ tbsp active dry yeast
  • 11/4 cups water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar
  1. In a small bowl mix water, yeast and sugar; set aside for 10-15 minutes or until the mix becomes frothy.
  2. In the bowl of your mixer add flour, salt and olive oil. After yeast becomes activated, pour it over the flour and give it a serious swirl. Remove from bowl and kneed a bit more then place it into a covered plastic blow and let rise until double in size.
  3. Preheat oven to 400° F / 205° C
  4. Place the dough onto your working surface and deflate gently; make medium size balls and roll each ball into a flatbread ¼ inch think. Cover them with a towel and let rise for another 15-30 minutes.
  5. Place the flatbreads on a cookie sheet and bake for 7 to 10 minutes or until they get all puffed up and light brown.
Recipe by Baking Glory at http://www.bakingglory.com/recipes/breads/whole-wheat-pita/