World's Greatest Pita Bread

READY IN: 4hrs 40mins
Recipe by Lori 13

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Top Review by troseOR

This was my first time making pita bread and it was easy! Turned out perfect. I used my kitchenaid to mix and knead the dough. The instructions are clear, easy to follow and turn out great results. Used this recipe for #81725 and topped with #257413. Delicious! Thanks for posting1

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the yeast, sugar and water. Let stand until foamy.
  2. Add the oil, salt, water and flour 1 cup at time until a dough forms.
  3. Knead until smooth.
  4. Place in a sprayed bowl. Cover with a damp towel. Let rise 2 hours.
  5. Punch down. Return to bowl. Cover. Let rest 30 minutes.
  6. Knead briefly. Divide into 12 pieces.
  7. Roll out each into a 4-6 inch circle.
  8. Place on sprayed wax paper, then cover with more sprayed wax paper.
  9. Let rest 30 minutes.
  10. Heat a dry iron skillet over medium heat.
  11. Cook each pita about 3 minutes each side or until puffed and speckeled.
  12. Wrap each in foil when done.
  13. Serve warm.
  14. WOW!

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