Whole Wheat Pita

READY IN: 1hr 23mins
Recipe by caetb

Yummy, soft pitas with just enough whole wheat flour to give them some texture. These are fantastic with hummus!

Top Review by FoodisGood

These did turn out a lil harder on one side. But otherwise a great recipe! Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine yeast and water in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer and let stand until bubbly.
  2. Add sugar, 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1 cup all-purpose flour and the salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Continue to add all-purpose flour until the dough pulls away from the sides of the mixer bowl.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a floured work surface nd knead until smooth and springy (If you pinch the dough, it should spring back to it's original shape).
  6. Shape the dough into a ball and cover loosely with a towel.
  7. Let rest for 30 minutes.
  8. Place a baking sheet or baking stone in the bottom third of the oven and heat to 500°F.
  9. Divide the dough into eight equal pieces.
  10. On a well-floured surface, roll the dough out until it is approximately 1/2 inch thick.
  11. Repeat for all eight pieces.
  12. Cover the rounds with a damp towel and let rest for 15 minutes.
  13. Place rounds on baking sheet or stone.
  14. Bake until golden brown and puffed, about 6-8 minutes.
  15. Cool on a wire rack.
  16. To keep pitas from getting too crusty, cover them with a damp towel as they cool.

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