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Easy skillet flatbread with common nettle sprouts

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Danish, Nordic
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 flatbreads


  • 2 handfuls stinging nettle sprouts
  • 300 grams All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1,5 tsp flake salt
  • 1/2 dl olive oil
  • 2 dl buttermilk


  1. Rinse of any dirt from the nettle sprouts.

  2. Bring water to a boil.

  3. Blanch the nettles in the boiling water for 30 seconds. Drain and pour over icecold water. Drain completely.

  4. Pour flour into a mixing bowl.

  5. Add baking powder and salt and mix.

  6. Add olive oil and buttermilk and mix together into a dough.

  7. Knead the dough and divide into 8 pieces.

  8. Put some flour on the table.

  9. Take one piece of dough and press the dough a little with your hand. Decorate the bread with nettle sprouts and roll out the flatbread to a thickness of about 1/2 cm. Continue with the rest of the flatbreads.

  10. Heat a frying pan.

  11. Bake 2 or 3 breads at a time a few minutes on each side until they are baked through and golden brown.

  12. Serve the flatbreads with cold butter that will melt on the warm flatbreads. Yummy!