Heirloom Spiced Potato Flatbread Delight

There’s something undeniably comforting about the hearty embrace of a Spicy Potato Flatbread. This dish takes the humble potato and elevates it with a kick of chili and red pepper, all wrapped in a soft, homemade bread that’s been lovingly kneaded and baked to perfection. It’s a recipe that pays homage to the simple, yet rich flavors that have been passed down through generations, bringing a piece of culinary heritage to your table.

Whether served as a side to a sumptuous meal or enjoyed as a snack on its own, this flatbread is a celebration of flavor and texture. The outer crust, golden and crisp from the egg wash, gives way to a soft, fluffy interior, with each bite delivering a spicy, savory, and slightly sweet sensation. It’s a versatile recipe that invites experimentation, allowing you to adjust the level of heat to suit your taste, making every iteration of this dish uniquely yours.

Full Recipe:


  • 1 teaspoon of salt (7 g)
  • 2 glasses of warm water (400 ml)
  • 5.5 cups of wheat flour (610 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder (6 g)
  • To lubricate: 160 g butter
  • Inner filling:
    • 7-8 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon of salt (5 g)
    • 1 teaspoon of chili pepper (3 g)
    • 1 teaspoon of red pepper (4 g)
    • 2 potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • For the top:
    • Egg yolk



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the salt, warm water, wheat flour, and baking powder. Mix well until a dough forms.
  2. Knead the dough for about 10 minutes, or until it becomes smooth and elastic. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  3. For the filling, heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until soft and translucent.
  4. Add the mashed potatoes, salt, chili pepper, and red pepper to the pan. Mix well and cook for another 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  5. Preheat your oven to 180°C (356°F).
  6. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness. Spread the filling evenly over the dough, then roll up and shape as desired.
  7. Brush the top with egg yolk for a golden finish.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

Prep Time: 45 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Kcal: 320 kcal | Servings: 8 servings

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