Easy Flat Bread
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This vegan flatbread is a blank slate! Use it as the base for a pizza or sandwich wrap. Make the dough the night before and keep it in the fridge. Let it come to room temperature before shaping. They take about 5 minutes to cook in a hot skillet!

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 6
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  • 1 teaspoon dry active Yeast
  • 1 cup warm Water
  • 1 teaspoon raw Sugar
  • 2 cups unbleached Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablepoons extra virgin Olive Oil


  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, combine yeast, 1/2 cup of warm water and sugar. Allow yeast to bloom for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile in a separate medium mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt.

  • Step 3

    Once the yeast has bloomed, add to the mixing bowl with the flour and slowly mix in the rest of water. The dough will be shaggy at this point.

  • Step 4

    Add in the olive oil to the dough and use your hand to knead the dough in the bowl for 5 minutes until dough starts forming. See troubleshooting tips.

  • Step 5

    Add a drizzle of olive oil around your mixing bowl to coat the sides. Cover the bowl with a damp kitchen towel or plastic wrap.

  • Step 6

    Place the bowl is a warm place and allow to rise for 30-60 minutes. Tip: Place bowl in a cold oven with the oven light on – this will create a warm environment for your dough to rise.

  • Step 7

    Heat a Cast Iron or a Non-Stick Pan on medium heat.

  • Step 8

    Turn dough over on a lightly floured surface. Divide into 6 equal parts and place under the damp kitchen towel to make sure they don't dry out.

  • Step 9

    Take one piece of dough out onto the lightly floured surface and shape into a round flat disk. Using your hands or a rolling pin, flatten the dough keeping it in a round shape – about 1/4" thick, 6" in diameter. Remember, once the dough hits the hot pan it will instantly shrink.

  • Step 10

    Place rolled out dough onto the hot pan and allow the underside to cook for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Flip to cook the other side. Optional: While underside is cooking, brush on some Avocado Oil on the top of the dough to prevent it from drying. Becareful as some other oils have a lower smoke point and may burn quickly.

  • Step 11

    Remove flat bread and set aside on a cooling rack. Repeat steps 9 & 10 for the rest of the dough. You can alternatively save some of the left over dough in an air tight container and make it the next morning.

  • Step 12

    Optional: Before serving the warm bread, drizzle on some olive oil and sprinkle on some flakey sea salt.

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