Wheat Pita Bread (Pockets)

153 mins (prep 150, cooking 3)
10 ingredients
8 servings
From Gourmet Magazine, May 2003. The recipe doubles well and leftovers may be frozen. Try customizing, like sifting into the dry ingredients a small amount of sesame seeds, flaxseeds or maybe, thyme. The honey may be increased slightly. Try to resist substituting the olive oil with regular oil, for it gives better flavor. Update 8/10: I added 1 teaspoon flaxseed meal to the dough with good results. On the other hand, I tried pressing some flaxseeds on top but, most fell off in my oven. I'd stick to adding seeds to the dough.

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Serving Size (10.62 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 70.98 Calories from Fat 66.51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.39g 91.0%
Saturated Fat 1.02g 40.84%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 290.91mg 96.97%
Total Carbohydrate 1.52g 4.06%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.12%
Sugars 1.52 g %
Protein 0.01g 0.09%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 0.36mg% Iron 0.05mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
instant yeast, warm water, bread flour, cornmeal