RECIPE: Greek Pita Bread

Dip, stuff, tear & share…. how do you eat yours? These yummy flatbreads are so easy and fun to make!

Try dipping your homemade pita into our pea guac or tzatsiki. Or, make one of these delicious Souvlaki chicken wraps!

Ingredients
  • 100ml warm water 
  • 150ml milk (room temperature) 
  • 2 tsp (7g) yeast 
  • 1 tsp sugar 
  • 350g plain flour 
  • ½ tsp salt 
  • 1-2 sprigs of thyme (optional)  
Method
  1. Combine the water and milk. Add the sugar and yeast and dissolve. Set aside for 5-10 minutes. 
  2. In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients and thyme. 
  3. Gradually add the yeast mixture to the flour mixture until well combined. 
  4. Remove from the bowl and knead the dough for 5-10 minutes. 
  5. Return the dough to the bowl and cover with a towel. Leave to rest for about 1 hour until the dough has doubled in size. 
  6. Flatten the dough and divide into 6 equally-sized balls. 
  7. Flour your surface and rolling pin and roll out each ball of dough to a rough circle, about 15-20cm in diameter. 
  8. Heat a pan over medium heat and cook the pita for about 1 minute on each side. 
How to make pita bread
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Nutritional Information

This recipe makes 6 pitas, each pita contains: 

Energy 227kcal
Fat 1.3g
Sat Fat 0.5g
Carbs 45g
Fibre 2.4g
Salt 0.44g
 

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