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Easy Pita Bread Recipe

Perfectly fluffy Homemade Pita Bread is made with only a few easy-to-find ingredients and in less than 30 minutes!  This authentic Mediterranean bread recipe has no yeast and can easily be adapted to be gluten-free, too.  Serve them as pita pockets for dinner filled with Greek meatballs or gyro meat, or enjoy them as chips with fresh tzatziki sauce and hummus!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, bread, Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Servings: 8
Author: London


  • 2 cups flour gluten-free 1-to-1 blend
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. oil olive or avocado
  • 1 egg room temperature, whisked
  • ¾ cup milk cashew, soy, or almond


  • Add flour, baking powder, and salt to the bowl of a stand mixer and mix until combined.
  • Add oil, egg, and milk. Mix on medium-low speed for 1-2 minutes, or until a ball of dough begins forms.
  • Lightly dust a cutting board with additional flour and place the ball of dough on the board.*
  • Cut the dough into 8 equally-sized pieces.
  • Roll each piece of dough into a ball.
  • Flatten the balls of dough using a rolling pin, or your hands, until they measure ~4 inches in diameter and ~¼ inch tall.

To Cook in a Skillet:

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add 2-3 pita bread doughs in a single layer, making sure they do not overlap.
  • Cook pita bread for 2-3 minutes on one side, or until you start to see bubbles form and the edges crack.
  • Flip the pita bread and cook for an additional 2 minutes on the other side. Repeat this process with the remaining dough.

To Bake in the Oven:

  • Lay a piece of parchment paper on a large baking sheet. Place baking sheet in the oven while it heats up. Preheat to 425℉.
  • When ready to bake, place pita bread in a single layer on the baking sheet and cook for 6-8 minutes. Flip the pita bread halfway through.
  • Serve pita bread with homemade tzatziki sauce, hummus, or Greek turkey meatballs and enjoy!


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1mg