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Pure Foods Doctor - Shelley H Lane
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Menlo Park, CA, 94025
(650) 328-0800



Very simple gluten free, dariy free flat bread made out of garbonzo beans.



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For 1 Person(s)


  • 1 cup(s) dried garbanzo beans
  • 1 cup(s) water
  • 1 tablespoon(s) sea salt
  • 0.25 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 dash(es) fresh ground pepper

Cecina Directions

  1. Soak one cup of dried garbanzo beans in filtered water and sea salt for at least 12 hours - 24 hours (best). Rinse with water and blend in blender with one cup of water unilt batter -like consistancy; no lumps. Cover and let set out for at least 4 hours (overnight best). 
  2. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Sitr mixture. Pour a small amount of olive oil on to large flat pan, with low borders, to cover the bottom of pan. Cookie sheet (with borders), or large baking dish will work. Determine size of pan by how thick you want the finished bread to be. It should be between 1/4 inch.
  3. Pour mixture into pan and bake in oven about 30 minutes, until it resembles a golden crust,
  4. You may sprinkle sea salt before cooking, or any other spice that appeals to you. Also, grind fresh black pepper on top after it comes out of the oven. Cut into slices and enjoy alone, with butter or ghee spread on top, or any other spread.
  5. May increase amount by using equal parts garbanzos to water.

Recipe notes

Modified from several recipes, including the Nourished Kitchen.

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