Griddle Flat Bread

Flat bread
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 to 5 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
149 Calories
10g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 5
Amount per serving
Calories 149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 1440mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 2g
Calcium 151mg 12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a great, easy flatbread recipe that makes a delicious side dish to any meal. These can be used for making pita sandwiches, pizza or pretty much anything. 


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup water (ice cold)
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons​ baking powder
  • 1 pinch baking soda

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients and form into a dough.

  2. Cover with a clean dishcloth and allow to sit for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Cut into 4 or 5 equal pieces. Roll out to a thin 8-inch circle.

  4. Prick the surface of the dough with a fork and cook on an oiled hot griddle. Turn with a spatula.

  5. Watch these flatbread disks closely because they cook fast.

  6. Serve warm.