Smoked Salmon and Pesto Flatbread

This pizza recipe is prepared with homemade wholemeal flatbread dough, with smoked salmon and pesto as toppings. It's under 320Kcal and high in omega-3.

Smoked Salmon Flatbread with Pesto Recipe


Nutrition per serving
Net Carbs35.2 g12.8%
of which Sugars1 g1.1%
Fibers3.6 g12.9%
Fats12.5 g19.2%
of which Saturates2.9 g14.5%
of which Omega 30.3 g24.4%
Proteins15.2 g33.1%
Calcium27 mg2.7%
Vitamin A25 mcg3.6%
Vitamin C5 mg6.1%
Iron3.5 mg23.6%
Potassium216 mg6.2%
Sodium666 mg29%
Cholesterol9.2 mg3.1%
Kcal314 15.7%
Macro split
  • net carbs 53%
  • sugars 1%
  • fats 19%
  • saturates 4%
  • proteins 23%
  • fibers 5%
*RDA based on a 2000 kcal diet;
**Nutritional data sources: USDA, food labels.
314 per serving

In this recipe we will show you how to make your own flatbread and then we will top it with delicious basil pesto and smoked salmon!

Our healthy flatbread recipe uses wholemeal flour, extra virgin olive oil, and unrefined brown sugar. It's very easy to make, and it will require just shy of an hour to be ready for cooking. The fragrant smell of the rising dough will fill your kitchen and before your are done cleaning up the drooling, you will be enjoying an wholesome flatbread, we promise!

And it's not just good for your taste buds, it's good for you as well! Our recipe makes a healthy and balanced meal with 300kcal, lots of fibres, healthy fats like omega-3 from the salmon and good monounsaturated fats from extra virgin olive oil.

As for the pest, You can likely buy it from your local store... Or we can show how to make it yourself with our classic basil pesto recipe!

NOTE: the default ingredients yield 3 flatbreads and one serving consists of one flatbread.


Measuring System
White Flour70 g
Wholemeal Flour80 g
Dry Yeast1/4 tsp
Salt1/2 tsp
Oregano1/2 tsp
Rosemary1/2 tsp
Thyme1/2 tsp
Brown Unrefined Sugar1/2 tsp
Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 tbsp
Water100 mL
Basil Pesto40 g
Smoked Salmon120 g
Parsley10 g

Step 1

Prepare the homemade wholemeal flatbread by combining white flour, wholemeal flour, dry yeast, salt, oregano, rosemary, thyme and sugar in a mixing bowl (1).

Add extra virgin olive oil and give a nice stir.

Form a "well" in the flour mix, add warm water and stir with a spoon to roughly incorporate the ingredients.

Transfer to a floured worktop and knead the dough pressing it down and forward with the heel of your hand. Then fold back, turn sideways and repeat (2).

Knead for at least 2 minutes to help develop the gluten.

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Step 1.2 of Smoked Salmon Flatbread with Pesto Recipe

Step 2

Roll the dough into a ball, transfer to a bowl greased with oil and cover with a damp cloth (1).

Place in a warm place like in the oven with the light on or under a wool blanket. Let the dough rest and rise for at least 1 hour or until it has doubled its volume (2).

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Step 2.2 of Smoked Salmon Flatbread with Pesto Recipe

Step 3

Next, quickly work the dough again on the floured worktop to remove excess air and pinch off as many balls of dough as the number of servings.

Flatten down each portion with the help of your fingertips into a 5 mm (0.2 inches) thickness.

Heat a drizzle of oil in a skillet and cook the flatbread for 3 minutes (1) then flip and cook for 3 minutes on the other side (2).

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Step 3.2 of Smoked Salmon Flatbread with Pesto Recipe

Step 4

Now for the final part spread two teaspoons of homemade basil pesto over each flatbread and distribute smoked salmon strips.

Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and before serving cut into strips with a pizza cutter.

Done! Enjoy your delicious salmon and pesto flatbread with a side salad.

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Make sure the water is not too hot or it will inactivate the yeast; so don't let it boil but just heat in a pot until you see the steam rising.

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