Garlic Flatbread Garlic Flatbread

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Add Middle Eastern flair to your table with this soft-crusted golden flatbread, which is great for scooping hummus or baba ghanoush.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Celebrations: 2007



Grease rimless baking sheet; set aside.

In large bowl, dissolve sugar in warm water. Sprinkle in yeast; let stand until frothy, about 10 minutes. Whisk in 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the oil. Stir in flour, about 1/4 cup (50 mL) at a time, and salt to form sticky dough.

Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead until smooth, 5 minutes. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease all over; cover and let rise in warm draft-free place until doubled in bulk, about 1-1/2 hours.

Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface; press fingertips into dough to create dimples. Gently stretch into 15- x 6-inch (38 x 15 cm) rectangle. Transfer to prepared pan. Cover and let rise in warm draft-free place until nearly doubled in bulk, about 45 minutes.

Bake in centre of 400°F (200°C) oven for 13 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir remaining oil, garlic and mint; brush over flatbread. Bake until light golden around edges, about 5 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Sodium 289 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 195.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 28 g


  • Iron 14.0
  • Folate 41.0
  • Calcium 1.0
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