Spinach and flax meal flatbread

Gluten free spinach and flax meal flatbread

Spinach and flax meal flatbread

A quick and super simple gluten free flatbread or cracker recipe, which can also be used as an alternative base for falafels.

SERVES: 4 PREP TIME: 5 mins COOK TIME: 20 mins


  • 160g fresh spinach
  • 200g flax meal
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 mild chilli, chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and combine until the mix resem-bles a dough-like mixture.
  2. Take a large frying pan and preheat 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  3. Take two generous scoops of the flax meal mix (depending on the size of round bread you would like) roll these into a round shape, flatten in the pan with the back of a large serving spoon and fry on medium heat for 5 minutes on each side or until golden.
  4. Serve warm and crisp.
  5. Store in an airtight container in a cool place, or in the refrigerator.

Inspirations and top tips

  • You can add extra herbs and coriander; parsley or chives work well
  • You can make crackers with this recipe, simply flatten smaller quantities and bake on greaseproof paper in the oven (140˚C) for 20 minutes
  • To turn this into falafels, add spring onions, peppers, roughly chopped nuts, and roll into balls and fry in plenty of oil

Dietary Requirements

Gluten Free  |  Dairy Free  |  Sugar Free  |  Yeast Free  |  Soy Free  |  Egg Free  |  Nut Free  |  Vegetarian

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