oven with pizza stone* to 450*F. In a mixer with a spiral dough hook**,
blend together the flour through salt. Next add the water and oil
slowly, and allow the dough to be worked for no more than 4 min. Divide
the dough in half and round each into a ball.
your hands, or an oiled rolling pin, roll the dough out into a thin
sheet, approximately 10" in diameter on a pizza peel dusted with
cornmeal to prevent sticking (or tin foil with cornmeal dusted on top of
the dough and then flipped onto the pizza stone or baking sheet). Once
the dough is flat, slide the dough into the oven and cook for 10 - 12
min, depending on level of browning desired. Repeat with second
allowing the flatbread to cool, cut into small pieces for snacking. This
flatbread goes well with hummus. Also, adding toppings and placing the
flatbread under the broiler for 3 min makes a delicious pizza (it's
better to undercook the dough if adding toppings to prevent the dough
~Yields 2 10" flatbreads.
*I bought my pizza stone at Bed, Bath, & Beyond from Oneida for $15. However, a baking sheet can be used instead.
** The spiral dough hook works better than the traditional, in my opinion. You could also just use your hands!