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Delicious Semi-Whole Wheat Pita Flatbreads

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Fresh homemade pita bread is easier than you think.  This dough is made with some whole wheat flour to make them a bit heartier and healthier as well! 

     Happy Monday morning to you!  I hope your weekend was lovely.  Ours was certainly a good one.  Somehow they are always busy, but I might as well accept that and move on right?  Luckily it was full of lots of family and plenty of good food.  We (and by “we” I definitely mean I) decided to have a Greek themed dinner.

     Luckily my husband is happy to play along with these things.  His job was to light the grill and cook the meat I gave to him… then eat everything placed in front of him.  Two jobs he is always happy to do!   So, I thought I would share our Greek feast with you.  It just so happens that it pretty easily turned into a week worth of posts, so welcome to Greek Week!


   If you are going to have Greek food, you need to start with a pita.  Am I right?  Of course I am!   Pita are surprisingly easy to make.  There are a couple of ways to do it.  I chose to cook mine on the stove top.  They just take a couple of minutes per side and it is fun to watch them puff up as they go.


    These were soft and delicious, a perfect compliment to our lemon and yogurt marinated grilled chicken which is now one of our favorite dinners.  Have a Greek coconut cake for dessert and you have a meal fit for a king!   What are your favorite Greek inspired dishes?


Yield: 12-14 servings

Delicious Semi-Whole Wheat Pita Flatbreads

Fresh homemade pita bread is easier than you think. This dough is made with some whole wheat flour to make them a bit heartier and healthier as well!
prep time: 25 MINScook time: 20 MINStotal time: 45 mins


  • 3 tsp yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2/3 cup warm milk
  • 1 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 T olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Stir together honey, water and milk.  Allow yeast to activate in the warm liquid.
  2. Stir in flours, olive oil and salt.  Knead for 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
  3. Place in a lightly greased bowl. Cover with a damp cloth and allow to rise until doubled, about an hour.
  4. Form into 12-14 balls.  Let dough rest for about 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, preheat a heavy skillet or griddle over a medium flame. 
  6. Roll balls into thin disks, about 1/4″ thick, maybe a slightly thinner.
  7. Put a little oil on the skillet, then place a disk of dough onto the hot surface.  Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until bubbly on top and golden on the bottom.  Flip and cook the other side for another 2-3 minutes.  Repeat until dough is gone.
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Kim -

Wednesday 3rd of August 2016

I'll be making these to go with the tzatziki! :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at You Link it We Make It. We hope you'll come back and link up with us again! - Kim @

Edye Nicole

Sunday 31st of July 2016

What a unique recipe! I've never made anything like this before. Thanks for sharing :)

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Sunday 31st of July 2016

I had to give them a try since we've been really into sourdough lately and the original pita recipe was so easy. Now I think we'll be making them regularly! Thank you!

Miz Helen

Saturday 30th of July 2016

I look forward to making this pita! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend! Miz Helen


Saturday 30th of July 2016

It was much easier than I expected. I've made them a few ways now and have loved the results each time.


Friday 29th of July 2016

I love Greek food. And you are correct it wouldn't be a great feast without pitas and this recipe sounds really delicious with the honey and the whole wheat. I could eat them as is without stuffing them with anything.


Saturday 30th of July 2016

Me too! I think you and I could get each other in a lot of trouble! You just need to tell your body to like gluten and we could go crazy on carbs!


Thursday 28th of July 2016

Oh these look so yummy! :)

I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for crafts, recipes, and tips:

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!


Friday 29th of July 2016

Thanks, Jess!