Wholemeal flatbreads

Wholemeal flatbreads

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 8

These flatbreads are a doddle – simply make a large batch out of storecupboard ingredients and freeze them for later in the week

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per flatbread

  • kcal168
  • fat2g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre5g
  • protein6g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 350g wholemeal flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 4 tsp cold-pressed rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

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Method

  1. Put the flour in a medium bowl and rub in the oil with your fingertips. Stir in 225ml warm water, mix thoroughly, then knead until the dough feels smooth and elastic.

  2. Put the dough onto a lightly floured surface and divide into eight balls. Sprinkle the work surface with a little more flour and roll out one of the balls very thinly, using a floured rolling pin, to around 22cm in diameter. Turn the dough regularly and sprinkle with a little more flour if it begins to stick. Set aside and make the other flatbreads in the same way. If making ahead, freeze before cooking.

  3. Put a medium non-stick frying pan over a high heat and, once hot, add one of the flatbreads. Cook for about 30 secs, then turn over and cook on the other side for 30 secs. Press the flatbread with a spatula while cooking to encourage it to puff up and cook inside – it should be lightly browned in patches and look fairly dry, without being crisp. Repeat with the remaining flatbreads, keeping them warm by wrapping in a clean tea towel until needed.

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Mog31
19th Apr, 2016
5.05
Excellent recipe - easy and quick to make, tastes lovely and is a useful standby. Millions of times better than buying ready made!
lauracarr3
2nd May, 2017
Hi - if you're making this ahead to freeze do you freeze the dough before rolling or after you've rolled and made each individual flatbread? Thanks, Laura
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goodfoodteam
5th May, 2017
Thanks for your question. It might be easiest to freeze the dough in balls and then you can take out the number you need, defrost and roll.
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