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Spicy Onion and Poppy Seed Flat Bread

Spicy Onion and Poppy Seed Flat Bread
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Making bread at home is one of the most satisfying cooking pleasures. There's nothing more compelling than the aroma of bread as it bakes in your own kitchen. Start with one of the simplest bread preparations, a basic flat bread ... Read more

Total time: 1 hour 50 minutes | Serves 8
  • Oil, for preparing baking sheets
  • Cornmeal, for preparing baking sheets
  • Basic Flat Bread Dough
  • 2 small onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds

Step 1Lightly oil 2 large baking sheets and sprinkle with cornmeal. Cut dough in half. Pat each half into about 12x10-inch rectangle on each baking sheet. Distribute onions and garlic over each, dividing evenly. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes, salt and pepper to taste, and poppy seeds.

Step 2Bake on lower oven rack at 450 degrees until golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve hot.


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