Middle Eastern Flatbread

These classic pitas are made with whole wheat flour and can be enjoyed with a side of hummus or filled to make a variety of hearty wraps.

Middle Eastern Flatbread

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Bread Flour5-502500
Whole Wheat Flour5-502500
Red Star Block Yeast-3.22-100
Saf-Pro Relax RS-190-0.40.25-12.5
Red Star 3LD Malt Syrup-0.80.5-25
Saf-Pro Softness 4.1+V-0.40.25-12.5
Saf-Pro Minute Bread-1.61-50

Lesaffre Products Used


Combine all ingredients in a mixer and blend until dough is fully developed.


Next, divide dough into 1.7-2.6 oz (50-75 g) portions and shape into balls. Then, sheet very thin (approximately 1/8 in (.3 cm) using plenty of flour.


Place into a 450°F (232°C) deck oven and bake until pita begins to puff and browned speckles begin to form. Remove from oven, stack and let cool.



The above is a suggestion only.

Please note that other Saf-Instant, Red Star or Saf-Pro Ingredients products may be substituted in this formula. Additionally, this formula may also be modified for par-baked or frozen dough solutions. For assistance, please contact our world-class technical team at the Baking Center by calling (414) 615-4094.