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Easy Peasy Homemade Pita Bread


rolling pin rolling out homemade pita bread

Pita Bread

Yield: 6-8 Pitas
Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Total Time: 1 hour 12 minutes 30 seconds

Easy and delicious pita bread!


  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2 tsp dry active yeast
  • 2.5 tsp salt
  • 1 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 3 Cups flour


  1. Add 1 cup of warm water (100°F) to a small bowl.
  2. Add yeast and allow to sit for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the salt and olive oil and stir well.
  4. Slowly add the flour and mix until the dough is tacky.
  5. Knead dough for about 5 minutes or until it is smooth.
  6. Brush dough with olive oil and place in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap or a kitchen towel.
  7. Allow to raise for about an hour or until double in size.
  8. Cut the dough into 6-8 pieces.
  9. Using a rolling pin, flatten each piece into a circle and until they are about 1/4 inch thick.
  10. Place the pitas on a skillet that is set to medium-high heat.
  11. Cook for about 30 seconds or until bubbles start to form.
  12. Flip the dough over and cook for about 1 minute.
  13. Flip again and cook for another minute.
  14. Repeat until all balls are flat and cooked.
  15. Top with this great recipe: Pulled Pork Gyros

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