A Simple Skillet Bread Recipe

The Ask MOTHER column shares this simple skillet bread recipe, a few ingredients and a quick kneeding produce a bread in 15 minutes that is highly nutritious, delicious and a cinch to prepare.

| December 2001/January 2002

  • Simple skillet bread recipe
    It is true that Simple Bread may take a little getting used to, but I actually find it preferable to conventional loaves.
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  • Simple skillet bread recipe

Make this simple skillet bread recipe in 15 minutes, its nutritious, tastes good and is easy to prepare. 

My mom tells stories of the best bread she's ever tasted, and it came from MOTHER EARTH NEWS sometime in 1980. She says I helped my dad make it while she was studying when she was in school at the University of Houston. 

I think it was just called Skillet Bread, something like a pita or nan. Do you have this recipe? 

Khajha Kirschner
Mountlake Terrace, Washington
 



Khajha, here is the recipe. The simple skillet bread recipe was called "Simple Bread" and ran in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS January 1980, Issue #61. The following is adapted from the original article written by Jerry Nelson.

Simple Bread is highly nutritious, good tasting, inexpensive and easy to prepare. Cooking it demands an average of only 15 minutes of labor a day.

cj.n_de
12/3/2018 9:28:59 PM

How can this skillet bread be made gluten-free?


Alli
12/3/2018 9:37:41 AM

Any flour may do, BUT! What's the purpose of soy flour? there might be something that soy flour does that regular flour can't/doesn't? It'd be nice if MENS monitored the comments, so someone could answer the question. Would White flour work, Would Almond flour, rice flour work? I wouldn't use anything Soy since it's GMO, but it'd be nice to know what it's use is.


KelleyGreen
12/16/2017 9:43:19 AM

I would think any flour might work as a substitute for soy flour. Some flours to experiment with: kamut, quinoa, and rice flours. “Bob’s Mill” has some of these as well as natural/organic stores.







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