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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Flatbread Recipe

I have had a request from Lee for the flatbread recipe I use.  It's so simple (must be if I can make them!) that I make them on a regular basis.... pictured left in case you were wondering ;)



250g (8oz) self raising flour
pinch salt (optional)
150ml (1/4 pint) lukewarm water (I use previously boiled water from kettle)

Mix with a knife until it starts to come together then use your hand.  Knead for a short time sprinkling with flour if it feels a bit sticky. When you get fed up with kneading stop :)   pat the dough into a sausage shape and cut into 6 or 8 pieces (I find 6 are better for us). Heat up a sturdy frying pan, pat each bit of dough into shape with your hand, stretching it a bit as you go, and dry fry (no oil needed) for a minute or so on each side or until lightly brown and a bit fluffy.  You can eat them warm from the pan or cool and freeze, when they will keep for a couple of weeks.  There's no preservative in them so they won't store well in a tin, freezing is better.

Using supermarket value flour these cost around 10p a batch and make lovely mini pizza bases.

Now I must away to make some veg soup for lunch :)

Thanks everso for popping in x

8 comments:

  1. Thanks for this I will be making these, and making mini pizza's for a lunchtime snack, will make a nice change from sandwiches x

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  2. Sounds good! Anything that easy is good......

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  3. Thank you so much for this recipe, my husband loves mini pizza, but they are so expensive in the shops, these will make brilliant bases for home made ones.
    I can't believe you posted this recipe so soon after my request, so again thanks.

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    1. It's a pleasure to share the recipe, Lee, they are so cheap and filling :-)

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  4. I make them to scoop up curry, chili, stew, anything wet really, quicker than rice or pasta and soooo tasty with a sprinkle of dried herbs in the mix.

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    1. Ooooh, must try herbs in mine too, thanks Pam :)

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