Flatbreads are amazing and so versatile – you can use them for sandwiches, dunk them in soups, or eat them all on their own, warm and fresh out of the oven! Flatbreads are also found in the cuisine of so many different cultures, and they are well-loved for good reason. Find out for yourself how fabulous flatbreads can be with these 15 fantastic recipes from our Food Monster App!
1. Chickpea Flatbread and Marinated Crunchy Chickpeas
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This Chickpea Flatbread and Marinated Crunchy Chickpeas from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi is the result of creating a bread that contains it all: crunch, sweetness and spiciness all married together. It’s a typical over-the-top dish that incorporates all amazing ingredients!
2. Chili Naan Bread
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Chili and garlic in bread is a match made in heaven. This Chili Naan Bread from Holly Jade is vegan, gluten-free, easy to make, and tastes divine. It absolutely tastes better than naan bread from a restaurant! It’s so fluffy and soft that you won’t be able to imagine your life without it after you try it. The perfect side to any Indian dish, or even enjoy it with some guacamole! YUM!
3. Spicy Pan-Seared Potato Stuffed Flatbread
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These Spicy Pan-Seared Potato Stuffed Flatbreads from Maya Sozer look ridiculously simplistic but are actually filled with a hidden surprise: lentil and polenta filling! Seasoned with spices like cumin, paprika, garam masala, dried mint, and red pepper flakes, your taste buds are definitely going to perk up with this one. Bring these to a potluck or keep a big batch around to accompany soups and salads.
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Traditional Italian flatbreads are one of the many, many joys of Italian cooking. They are delicious and tender… and if they were any easier to make, they would make themselves. You will love these Piadine from Back to the Cutting Board by Christina Pirello as wraps, with hummus, or sliced in half for a thin, panini-style sandwich.
5. Quick ‘n Easy Naan Bread
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These Quick ‘n Easy Naan Breads from Stephanie Davies are indeed so quick to make, and only have a handful of ingredients. They’ll be the perfect pairing for your family curry night, and be sure to impress all!
6. Tomato and Potato Focaccia
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To prepare this soft Tomato and Potato Focaccia from Simona Malerba is simple; you just need the patience to wait for the leavening and the courage to turn on the oven. It is made from a mix of whole wheat flour and potatoes, yet it has the moist, fluffy consistency of the typical focaccia made with semolina flour. Halved cherry tomatoes are baked on top to add juicy bites of flavor throughout.
7. Mushroom and Cream Cheese Flatbread
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Making a flatbread and pizza from scratch may seem like a daunting task, but this Mushroom and Cream Cheese Flatbread recipe from Melina Kutelas proves it doesn’t have to be! This yeast-free and gluten-free flatbread crust comes together very easily and then is topped with cashew cream cheese, mushrooms, arugula. Enjoy the flatbread as the recipe dictates, with lemon juice, tahini, and soy sauce, or get creative with your own garnishes.
8. Naan Bread
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This recipe for Naan Bread from Joyce Gan is so pillowy, you’d never guess that it’s gluten-free. These breads are best served while still fresh and warm, ready to eat with your favorite curry or biryani recipe. Of course, they’re so good, that you might just want to make a batch to snack on.
9. Focaccia With Roma Tomatoes and Onions
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This Focaccia With Roma Tomatoes and Onions from Karielyn Tillman is a really easy vegan focaccia bread to make using only 4 simple ingredients – roma tomatoes, onions, rosemary, and olive oil. The bread is soft and pillowy. The olive oil made all the difference in the world and made the crust really golden and crispy.
10. Garlic and Herb Chickpea Flatbread
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This tortilla flatbread contains chickpea flour, garlic, and herbs and is so easy to make. Want to know how you can make vegan Garlic and Herb Chickpea Flatbread from Mireille Aikman? Lets get started!
11. Cumin Flatbread
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12. Restaurant-Style Garlic Naan
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What can be done to get that soft, doughy restaurant-style garlic naan? In restaurants, naan is typically fired in a tandoor, which is what gives it those delightful, slightly charred air bubbles. But this Restaurant-Style Garlic Naan recipe from Anupama Paliwal shows you three ways to make naan — in the oven, on a skillet, or in a pressure cooker. The results are so good, you’ll think it really is from a restaurant.
13. Oat and Quinoa Focaccia Bread
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This Oat and Quinoa Focaccia Bread recipe will bring the rustic flavors of the Italian countryside to your kitchen. The airy dough is punctured before baking so that the olive oil and fresh herbs can permeate the bread. While this recipe is for focaccia, it also works as a great base for pizza crust.
14. Avocado-Broccoli Flatbread With Fries and Quinoa Salad
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This Avocado-Broccoli Flatbread With Fries and Quinoa Salad from Lena Pfetzer is the best kind of comfort food with a green flatbread due to the added broccoli powder and avocado in the dough which makes it to the fluffiest bread you’ll ever have! And don’t forget to add the sweet potato fries on top, really necessary!
15. Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread
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