9 Irresistible Flatbread Recipes for Late Summer Slideshow
August 14, 2013
Fairly flat and absolutely delicious flatbread recipes the whole family will enjoy
Tomato and Goat Cheese Puff Pastry Flatbread
Party expert Cheryl Najafi, author of You're So Invited and the founder of the website CherylStyle.com, uses frozen puff pastry from the store for a recipe that makes for easy entertaining.
Associate editor Jessica Chou created this recipe for our weekly in-house recipe contest one week, in Potato Recipes That Aren't Boring. She was inspired to create this recipe after a visit to one of her favorite bakeries in New York City. It's easy, kid-friendly, and on the table in less than 30 minutes — the time it takes to make a salad very leisurely.
Sardinian Flatbread 'Lasagna'
This recipe, which appears in Colman Andrews' cookbook, The Country Cooking of Italy, uses a traditional flatbread from Sardinia called pane carasau, which is indeed, unleavened, in a very creative way. This is a recipe worth trying for anyone who is looking to expand their cooking horizons a bit.
Hazar Turkish Flatbread
Here is a traditional flatbread that uses yeast. Rules are meant to be broken, we suppose. Nick Malgieri, author of Bake! and numerous other cookbooks, and director of baking programs at the award-winning Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, shares a recipe for Turkish flatbread which he came upon by accident while exploring a neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fresh Tomato and Basil Flatbread
Oscar del Rivero, executive chef of various restaurants in south Florida, including Talavera Cocina Mexicana and the Peacock Garden Café, shares a made-from-scratch recipe that is absolutely fantastic when tomatoes are in season.
Flatbread Pizza with Mozzarella, Portobello Mushrooms, and Fresh Herbs
Viviane Bauquet Farre, author of Food and Style, takes one of the "true" flatbreads — tortillas — and, well, turns it into pizza.
Grilled Vidalia Onion, Goat Cheese, and Arugula Flatbread Pizza
Culinary Content Network member Robyn Medlin Lindars, author of Grill grrrl, combines some interesting flavor elements here — sweet Vidalia onion, tangy soft goat cheese, spicy and bitter arugula — with great results.
Barbecue Chicken Flatbread
This barbecue chicken flatbread makes use of some help from the store in the form of refrigerated pizza dough and bottled barbecue sauce to save time, which will let you concentrate on what's most important — making the best darn flatbread you can during the evening dinner rush.
Prosciutto, Fig, and Arugula Flatbread
This recipe from Culinary Content Network member Kaitlin, author of I Can Cook That, combines sweet and savory elements in a classic way, by using prosciutto, fig, and balsamic vinegar.