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Greek Flatbread

Updated: Nov 24, 2022

Simple yet delicious authentic Greek flatbread recipe. Perfect for Halloumi Souvlaki!

Greek Flatbread food photography
Greek Flatbread


  • 250ml (0.26quarts) of milk

  • 1tsp of sugar

  • 2tbsp olive oil

  • 2tsp of dry yeast (20g of fresh yeast)

  • 350g (12.3oz) of strong bread flour

  • 1tsp of Greek herbs (Majoram, Oregano, Thyme)

  • 1tsp salt (6-7grams)

  • 1/4tsp of black pepper


1. In a small pan, combine milk, 1tsp of sugar, and 2tbsp of olive oil. Place on the stove and bring it to the lukewarm temperature (30-37C)(86F-98F).

2. Remove from the stove and dissolve yeast in the mixture, set aside for 15 minutes to activate the yeast.

Flatbread Ingredients food photography
Flatbread Ingredients

3. Mix flour with remaining ingredients and add yeast mixture. Combine the dough and knead for 5-8 minutes.

4. Once the dough is nice and smooth, place it in the bowl and cover its surface with a little bit of olive oil. Prove the dough for 40 minutes or until double in size.

5. Once proved, divide into 6 equal parts. Roll each part into a circle, the size of your frying pan.

Greek Flatbread in preparation food photography
Greek Flatbread in preparation

6. Heat the non-stick frying pan to medium-high and bake flatbreads on each side for around 1-2 minutes. Deflate if necessary. (If you do not have a non-stick pan you will need to use a little bit of oil to bake your flatbreads).

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