Griddle Flat Bread

Flat bread
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 to 5 servings
Yield: 4 to 5 flatbreads
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
343 Calories
8g Fat
58g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 5
Amount per serving
Calories 343
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 1060mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 121mg 9%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 81mg 2%
*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 ice-cold water

  • 3 tablespoons shortening, at room temperature

  • 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.