Pitas from Scratch

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  • 1 C whole wheat flour
  • 2 C bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
1 1/4 cups lukewarm water
  • 2 TBL olive oil
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 TBL coarse salt


  1. Mix and knead the dough ingredients together to make a soft, smooth dough.
  2. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, cover, and let rise for 60 minutes, or until doubled in bulk.
  3. Preheat the oven to 450°F, with a baking stone on the bottom rack.
  4. Gently deflate the dough, and divide it into 8 pieces.
  5. Shape each into a ball, cover, and let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Roll balls into 6″ circles and place on the hot stone.
  7. Bake for 3-4 minutes, until puffy. Turn them over, and bake for one more minute.
  8. Remove from the oven, and place on a rack to cool.
  9. Repeat with the remaining pieces of dough.
  10. Once the pitas are cool, separate the two sides of each to make 16 thin rounds. These will become your chips
  11. Brush rough side with oil or butter, and sprinkle with salt

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