Pita Bread Recipe | My Recipe Time

Pita Bread Recipe

Pita Bread Recipe | My Recipe Time It's easy to make homemade pita-style bread in your own oven using this easy-to-follow recipe.

Prep:30 mins
Cook:15 mins
Additional:2 hrs 35 mins
Total:3 hrs 20 mins
Yield:8 pitas
Pita Bread


1 ⅛ cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1½ teaspoons white sugar
1½ teaspoons active dry yeast


 Step 1
Place all ingredients in bread pan of your bread machine, select Dough setting and start. When dough has risen long enough, machine will beep.

 Step 2
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Gently roll and stretch dough into a 12 inch rope. With a sharp knife, divide dough into 8 pieces. Roll each into a smooth ball. With a rolling pin, roll each ball into a 6 to 7 inch circle. Set aside on a lightly floured countertop. cover with a towel. Let pitas rise about 30 minutes until slightly puffy.

 Step 3
Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Place 2 or 3 pitas on a wire cake rack. Place cake rack directly on oven rack. Bake pitas 4 to 5 minutes until puffed and tops begin to brown. Remove from oven and immediately place pitas in a sealed brown paper bag or cover them with a damp kitchen towel until soft. Once pitas a softened, either cut in half or split top edge for half or whole pitas. They can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for several days or in the freezer for 1 or 2 months.

Nutritional Information

Pita Bread
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 191.1
% Daily Value *
Protein: 5.1g
10 %
Carbohydrates: 36.8g
12 %
Exchange Other Carbs: 2.5
Dietary Fiber: 1.4g
6 %
Sugars: 0.9g
Fat: 2.2g
3 %
Saturated Fat: 0.3g
1 %
Cholesterol: 0mg
Vitamin A Iu: 0IU
Niacin Equivalents: 4.1mg
32 %
Vitamin B6: 0mg
2 %
Vitamin C: 0mg
Folate: 103.3mcg
26 %
Calcium: 8.7mg
1 %
Iron: 2.3mg
13 %
Magnesium: 11.4mg
4 %
Potassium: 65.6mg
2 %
Sodium: 293mg
12 %
Thiamin: 0.4mg
39 %
Calories From Fat: 19.9
Percent Of Calories From Carbs: 78
Percent Of Calories From Fat: 10
Percent Of Calories From Protein: 10
Percent Of Calories From Sat Fat: 1
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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