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Flatbread (Gluten-Free)

½ cup amaranth flour
½ cup tapioca flour
2 teaspoon arrowroot powder
2 teaspoon light, cold-pressed oil
½ cup water
1/3-2/3 cup extra flour for kneading

Sift the flours with the arrowroot powder. In a separate bowl, mix the oil and water, then add to the flour mixture. Work the dough with a fork and then your hands. Knead briefly and roll into a ball. Divide the ball into 8 parts. Roll each part into a ball and pat flat. Sprinkle each bread with flour and roll between 2 sheets of waxed paper with a rolling pin. Turn frequently while rolling,

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and lift the waxed paper occasionally to add flour so the dough does not stick. The bread should be rounded and about 1/8 inch thick.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil a frying pan and heat to medium-high. Put one flatbread in the pan and heat 15-20 seconds on each side. Immediately put bread in oven and heat 3 minutes. Turn over and heat 1 ½ - 2 more minutes. The bread will puff up a bit in the oven, but not as much as traditional pita because it has no yeast. Re-oil the pan with a paper towel dipped in oil, and repeat procedure for each flatbread. Cool breads before storing in plastic bags. Makes 8 breads.

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Jennifer U
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19 May 2008 6:53:53 PM PDT
I found 1/2 cup of water was too much since the mixture was too watery to roll into balls. I poured it into my frying pan like savoury pancakes. Still good especially with garlic and rosemary added.




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