Beef and Onion Flatbreads

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Appears in
Marvellous Meals with Mince

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2012

  • About

These are a bit like wholemeal pancakes and make a really simple dish that goes well with a salad. My children used to love them for supper and even though I tried to dissuade him, my son Henry used to smother his in tomato ketchup. During the summer we sometimes ate them cold, wrapped around salad leaves and slices of tomato.


  • 350 g beef mince
  • 1 tsp red onion, very finely chopped
  • ½-1


In a large bowl, mix together the mince and onion and season with the chilli powder and a generous sprinkling of salt. Add the flour and mix together using your hands. Gradually stir in the water, using just enough to make the mixture stick together.

Knead on a floured board for 3–4 minutes, or until smooth and pliable. Then take handfuls of the dough and shape into balls, they should b