Flatbread Recipe: A Cheap Bread You Can Prepare and Cook in Minutes
This flatbread recipe has become a standard in my kitchen, the dry mix is always ready in the pantry. Tortillas are up to $3.99 for a 8 pack in my local grocery store, pitas are over $3 a pack too. It’s just too much.
So, I’ve been playing with bread recipes and found a winner. This flatbread is a great all purpose mix. Roll it paper thin and you can substitute it for tortillas. Roll the dough thicker and used it like a pita for sandwiches or to dip in soup.
Mix dry ingredients and add enough water to just combine. I use a fork to stir in the water. It should still be somewhat dry. Mix by hand a few times if necessary. Break the dough into four parts.
Lightly sprinkle some flour on a dry flat surface and shape with your fingers, knuckles or a rolling pin. I do need the rolling pin if I want the dough thin. Try not to add a lot of flour, because the dry flour can start to smoke when you cook your bread.
Cook in a large frying pan with oil. Give it about two minutes on the first side, flip when golden brown and let the back cook for a minute or so. Add more oil before flipping if needed.
What Other Variations of This Flatbread Recipe Can I Try?
How to Freeze Flatbread
Fast freezing isn’t a huge concern with this sort of bread dough so I slip sheet the bread by putting a piece or waxed paper or plastic wrap between them stack the bread, place in a plastic freezer bag.
Use within 1 month for best results, or for longer freezer storage use closer fitting freezer quality wrapping to prevent freezer burn.
How to Cook Frozen Flatbread
Cost of Homemade Flatbread