Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

As the owner of this blog, I am fully aware that it can often have a teensy bit of a multiple personality thing going on. One day I proudly present the most ludicrous, all singing and dancing desserts, like my appropriately named Overload Chocolate Cake, and the next, a very quiet and demure gluten free option, like my Two Way Pizzas.

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

I will level with you guys – I never know what is coming next, seriously. I make gluten free alternatives regularly because gluten doesn’t seem to do a great deal for me, and I believe it has the same effect on my son who has high functioning autism.

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

While this blog is a representation of who I am and what I like, I am conscious of how readers might be confused when popping over for a read, especially if they’ve arrived on a very healthy gluten free recipe, sign up for my newsletter, only to receive a sinful dessert through their inbox.

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

However, my take on it is this: being denied things I really enjoy makes me crave them all the more (and really, we only live once and the occasionally treat won’t hurt us), so I won’t apologise for shamelessly flaunting cakes that make your eyes water with the amount of sugar in them.

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

Life is all about balance, don’t you think? All my food is made from scratch; I promise you will never see a packet mix around these parts, or any other nasty ingredients that aren’t wholesome and as natural as possible (ah yes. You noticed the Nutella in the other recipe, right? Hands up. It does creep in from time to time, but remember: bah-lah-nce).

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

So, enough of my waffling and onto today’s recipe. At first glance, looks like it falls into the naughty category, eh? Wrong! It’s bread, but not as we know it, Jim.

Seriously though, it is gluten free, which makes it a little different to regular bread (as you can probably see from the close-ups, gluten free bread produces an almost sponge like texture). However, I’ve found that with flatbreads like this one, the texture doesn’t matter as much as it does for loaves, for example.

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

The bread is made with Greek yoghurt and topped with sea salt, chives and a little mozzarella. I chose mozzarella because it is lighter than regular cheese and adds a lovely flavour dimension, but it can be omitted if you prefer.

Serve your bread dipped in some delicious Authentic Homemade Tzatziki  or as a side for your summer BBQ.

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

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Ingredients

  • 50g fresh yeast
  • 150ml (2/3 cup) milk
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 egg
  • 100ml (1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons) Greek yoghurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt
  • 200g (1 + 2/3 cups) gluten free bread flour - I used Doves Farm
  • 50g (1/2 cup) buckwheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons whole flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate (baking) soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives (chopped)
  • Handful mozzarella (as much or as little as you like)
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt

Directions

~ Line a square baking tin (mine is 8x8 inches) with greaseproof paper.

~ Heat the milk and add the yeast. Leave for ten minutes to activate.

~ Add the oil, honey, Greek yogurt and egg, and whisk until well combined.

~ In a large bowl, mix the flours together along with the salt, flaxseeds, baking powder, baking soda, garlic powder and dried rosemary.

~ Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until combined (the mixture will be wet and NOT resemble traditional bread dough, so please don't panic and add more flour - it hasn't gone wrong!).

~ Pour into the prepared pan, smooth over the top and cover with a tea towel. Leave in a warm place for around one hour.

~ Around 30 minutes prior to baking, pre-heat the oven to 200°C (400°F). Just before popping the bread in the oven, sprinkle with fresh chopped chives, sea salt and mozzarella (if using). Bake for around 20-25 minutes (an inserted skewer will come out clean if ready). Leave to cool and enjoy warm or when cold (if not eating immediately, cover it up as soon as it is cold, as it does dry out easily). Enjoy!

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Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

19 thoughts on “Gluten Free Greek Yoghurt Flatbread with Chives and Mozzarella

    1. I don't have a gall bladder either! I find that if I eat too much gluten, I feel bloated and very tired. Try it!
  1. I was interested that you said that you never know whats coming next in your posts. "I never know what is coming next, seriously." I have been blogging for 5 years and truthfully every post just is created on the spot.. I am happy to know that not everyone has their posts planned out for the month. I post about twice a week, and I never know what it will be until I get started. Once I know , it usually takes me a day or two to pull it all together. Your gluten free bread looks fabulous.
    1. You know, I've never really given it a lot of thought! I am vaguely aware that some people do schedule and plan very carefully what they will be putting on the blog, but apart from trying to stick to two posts a week, the rest is very flexible! I do have a backlog of pictures and recipes, but what I choose and when, is very random! Sometimes I put a recipe on the blog that I made that very morning, other times it's been waiting for months! So nice to hear someone has the same philosophy! x

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