Delicious Homemade Pita Bread

Delicious Homemade Pita Bread

If you’ve never experienced the joy of biting into a warm, freshly baked pita bread, you’re in for a treat! Making homemade pita bread is easier than you might think, and the results are incredibly rewarding. Soft, pillowy, and perfect for stuffing with your favorite ingredients, this recipe will become a staple in your kitchen.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water


  1. Mix warm water, sugar, and yeast in a bowl. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes until foamy.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and salt.
  3. Pour the yeast mixture into the flour and mix until a dough forms.
  4. Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5-7 minutes until smooth.
  5. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover, and let it rise for 1 hour.
  6. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C) with a baking sheet inside.
  7. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll them into balls.
  8. Roll each ball into a 1/4-inch thick circle.
  9. Place the circles on the hot baking sheet and bake for 5-7 minutes until they puff up and brown.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. They’ll deflate a bit as they cool.
  11. Enjoy your homemade pita bread with your favorite fillings!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 pita bread

Homemade pita bread is a simple and delicious addition to any meal. With just a handful of ingredients, you can create these soft and fluffy pockets perfect for filling with your favorite ingredients.

Nutrition: Calories per serving – 150 kcal, Carbohydrates – 30g, Protein – 4g, Fat – 0.5g

Making your own pita bread at home is a game-changer. The aroma of freshly baked bread filling your kitchen is enough to make anyone’s mouth water. Whether you’re using these pitas for sandwiches, gyros, or dipping them in hummus, they’ll always taste better when made from scratch. Give this recipe a try, and you’ll never want store-bought pita again!

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