Cheddar and onion flat bread

This easy, cheesy bread from Paul Hollywood makes a fabulous snack and a truly tasty accompaniment to all manner of meals
By Paul Hollywood
Cheddar and onion flat bread
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  • Serves: 8
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 500 g strong bread flour
  • 15 g salt
  • 25 g fresh yeast
  • 60 ml olive oil
  • 190 ml water
  • 100 g cheddar cheese, grated
  • ½ onions, finely diced
  • cucumber dip, to serve


1. In a large bowl, sieve the flour into a large bowl and add the yeast, olive oil and water and combine until the mixture forms a dough.

2. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes. Place the dough in a bowl and leave to rise for an hour.

3. Add the cheese and onion to the dough.

4. Set the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Divide the dough into 4, and then roll each piece out until they are about 25cm in diameter. Place them on to a baking sheet and leave to rise for 15 minutes. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes and serve.

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