Easy Skillet Flatbread

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

3-4 minutes per flatbread


4 (6-inch) flatbreads


1 cup spelt or whole wheat flour

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

½ cup lukewarm water (Use as needed)

Coconut oil (for the skillet)


1.     In a medium sized bowl, mix flour, salt, and water to make soft dough, adding water as needed. Knead thed ough for about one minute. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and set aside at least ten minutes.

2.     Divide the dough into four equal parts. Make smooth balls and press flat.

3.     Rollt o form a six-inch-diameter circle. If the dough sticks to the rolling pin or rolling surface, lightly dust with flour.

4.     Heat a cast-iron skillet or grill pan on medium high heat. Brush with a little oil.

5.     Place one flatbread into the skillet. When it starts puffing flip it over, a minute or two.

6.     Flip again after a minute or two.

7.     Repeat the same process for remaining flatbread.



I have not tried this with other types of flour/flour blends. If looking for a gluten-free option, check out my savory chickpea pancake recipe.