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Cauliflower FlatbreadThe following recipe is a mish-mash of recipes found online and in books, plus a few adjustments. Thanks to all my guinea-pigs along the way!!  It’s a delicious gluten-free flatbread which can also be used as a base for pizzas.   

Chestnut flour is my first choice as it lends a slightly sweeter taste. Quinoa flour is good but can be a little bland in flavour.

Cauliflower Flatbread

Makes about 8 slices

Ingredients

  • 1 small cauliflower, stalk removed & roughly chopped (big enough to make 2 cups of “rice”)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of mixed herbs
  • 0.25 teaspoon Himalayan Salt
  • Grind of black pepper
  • Chestnut / Quinoa Flour, sieved (start with 8 tablespoons and then add more to make a stiffer dough. See note under Method)
  • A little coconut oil for greasing the tin, and brushing the top of the flatbreads

Method

  • Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5 / 190C / 375F
  • Put the cauliflower in a processor, and breakdown to a rice consistency. You need 2 cups of “rice”.
  • Place in a large mixing bowl. Add the herbs, salt and pepper and mix well in.
  • Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the eggs. Fold in well using a fork.
  • Now add the flour (sieved). Start with 8 tablespoons and stir in well until evenly distributed. You want a stiff-ish dough, although it won’t be as stiff as a traditional bread dough. Add more flour as needed.
  • Grease and line a baking sheet. Place the mixture onto the sheet and even it out with a knife (or if stiffer, you can cover with a piece of baking paper and use a rolling pin). Depth = approx. 0.25 inch.
  • Make rough incisions to make 8 portions. Brush with a little oil.
  • Put in oven and bake for 20 – 25 minutes. Flip over the flatbreads and cook for a further 5 – 10 minutes until brown.
  • Store in the fridge / somewhere cool.  

 

Broccoli Flatbread

As above, but use 1 medium – large broccoli (you need enough to make 2 cups of “rice”)

Broccoli Flatbreads

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