Inside Scoop: A delicious grain-free flatbread (socca) that takes 10 minutes of prep, and only contains 5 ingredients.


At first we didn’t think that putting together recipes for the N5Diet was going to be that easy, considering we had to make sure they all were created in 5 ingredients or less.

That is, until we really started to experiment with food at its very core. Flours, veggies, fruits, herbs, meats, and grains, this is food at its very core. And, it has become beyond amazing just how creative you can get with 5 ingredients.

We also wanted to provide bread options for those who are looking to keep it grain or gluten-free, or have serious digestive issues (just as Jenni does). Recipes that won’t make you feel bloated, that are high in fiber, high in protein, and use cheap flours that are easy to play with.


When Grain-Free Flatbread Rules The World


One of our favourite recipes (of all time) is this simple 10 Minute Garlic & Herbed Grain-Free Flatbread. A recipe that’s exclusive to the N5Diet, but also something that we loved so much (who doesn’t love a variety of topping options), that we just had to publish it.

Not only that, but this grain-free flatbread is an N5Diet fan favourite, and we find that most people who have done the N5Diet end up sending us photos of this flatbread being cooked as a pizza base, or a bruschetta, or just a flatbread that has veggies and feta on top – so simple, so many different grain-free flatbread topping options, and so unbelievably easy to make.


“I loved the socca flatbread, it was enough for me and my son to share. I put organic pizza sauce and old cheddar on his half, and goat cheese on mine”

– Meagan, Sarnia


Just check out this video we created that showcase the simplicity to this grain-free flatbread recipe:

This 10 Minute Garlic & Herbed Grain-Free Flatbread Recipe is:

  • Easy to put together, whisk ingredients and cook in a hot pan
  • Uses only 5 ingredients making it incredibly affordable
  • High in plant-based protein, and fiber
  • Is great for anyone with gut sensitivities
  • Makes a great base for pizza toppings, bruschetta, or just as a nice ‘bread’ side to salads or soups

We’ve been so happy to have recipes like this grain-free flatbread, because we know that if we take a couple of minutes to prep it, it creates enough of a meal to put aside for a few days, all you have to do is re-fry it in a frying pan with a bit of oil.

My daughter absolutely loves it as a pizza base as well, so I usually make an easy 5 minute pizza sauce, and if you’re looking for other flatbread options but don’t have issues with your gut, you’ve got to test out this Veggie Loaded Spelt Flatbread, where you can also find the recipe for a quick pizza sauce. Spelt is a low-gluten grain, and has a similar consistency and taste to whole wheat flour. It’s loaded with vitamins and minerals, and really nice to cook with.

In the meantime, if you’re looking for a great way to add more recipes like this into your life, and learn how to get healthy in a simple way, with no BS attached to it, make sure you pop on to our N5Diet email to learn more about our signature nutrition plan that was designed to help you find simplicity with nutrition:

We give exclusive tips and updates about our upcoming launch. It’s a 5 step plan, which includes a 5 week meal plan with over 125 recipes that are all 5 ingredients or less.

No restrictions, you’ll get recipes like this delicious Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge.

Do you have any questions about this amazing flatbread? Let us know in the comments below.


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Garlic & Herbed Grain-Free Flatbread Recipe

A delicious grain-free flatbread (socca) that takes 10 minutes of prep, and only contains 5 ingredients. A perfect bread replacement.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Healthy
Keyword grain-free flatbread
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 277 kcal


  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1.5 Tbsp olive oil + a little more for pan
  • 1 tsp garlic powder or 2-3 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/2 Tbsp fresh or dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp salt to season


  1. Whisk the flour with the water, oil, garlic, basil and salt until thoroughly combined. Let it sit 10 minutes to overnight (the more it sits, the better texture you get).
  2. When you are ready to cook your flatbread, take a large skillet (we use cast iron) and place it under a broiler (high) for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Take the pan out of the oven DON’T FORGET YOUR OVEN GLOVES and swirl about 1/2 – 1 Tbsp oil on your pan until the bottom is coated.
  4. Pour batter on skillet, and make sure it evens out (it should bubble).
  5. Quickly place your skillet back under the broiler for 5-8 minutes, until golden brown and looks crispy.

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1 Comment

  1. Danielle

    For leftovers do you refrigerate or leave out ?


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