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Piadina (Italian Flatbread)

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Piadina is an Italian flatbread from Emilia-Romagna region. The traditional recipe calls for lard in the dough which you can replace with a good extra-virgin olive oil. It is typically served stuffed with prosciutto and a local cheese called squacquerone but any soft cheese will work. Enjoy!"
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24 m servings 430
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Mix flour and salt together in a large bowl. Mix in water a little at a time. Rub in lard until dough comes together in a ball.
  2. Transfer dough to a lightly floured work surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes. Divide the dough into 6 pieces; roll out each piece to 1/16-inch thickness.
  3. Heat a dry, heavy skillet or flat griddle over medium-high heat. Cook each piece until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 430 calories; 23 47.7 6.5 21 41 Full nutrition

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I make a lot of bread and this was the easiest dough that I've ever worked with. We never have lard in the house so I went with olive oil. I couldn't get mine to brown without oil so I brushed a...

This is perfect. Just like the Italian restaurant I love.