Crisp Rosemary Flatbread

  • Serves 4

Flatbread can be made 2 days ahead and cooled completely, then kept in an airtight container at room temperature.

Options: Replace rosemary with cilantro, add raw garlic clove, peeled and minced.

  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F with a heavy baking sheet on middle rack.
  2. Place several ice cubes in the water so it gets cold while you prepare other ingredients, remove ice when measuring for recipe.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flours, rosemary, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. Make a well in center, then add water and oil and gradually stir into flour with a wooden spoon until a ball forms.
  5. Coat your hands with flour and knead dough gently on a work surface 4 or 5 times.
  6. Divide dough into 3 equal dough balls.
  7. Spread a handful of flour on a sheet of parchment paper, clean counter top or smooth cutting board, Place dough ball on prepared surface and flatten it with your palm.
  8. Rub rolling pin with flour to prevent sticking and roll into a thin 10-inch round (keep remaining pieces covered with plastic wrap).
  9. Lightly brush top with additional oil and scatter small clusters of rosemary leaves on top, pressing in slightly.
  10. Sprinkle with sea salt. Slide round (still on parchment) onto preheated baking sheet and bake until pale golden and browned in spots, 8 to 10 minutes.
  11. When finished baking, transfer flatbread (discard parchment) to a rack to cool, then make 2 more rounds (1 at a time) on fresh parchment (do not oil or salt until just before baking).
  12. Break into pieces.
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    Krista

    September 29, 2019

    I have made these many times. They are delicious. I usually serve them with soup. They will keep for at least a few days, too. Thanks for the recipe!

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