Flatbread With Avocado and Scallion Salsa

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    Flatbread With Avocado and Scallion Salsa

    Pillowy flatbread is an optimal canvas for buttery avocados and a spicy salsa, but it can also be a vehicle for all kinds of dips and spreads. This is obviously a riff on avocado toast, but it’s 10x better because homemade flatbread beats toast any day.
    Prep Time1 hr
    Cook Time30 mins
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    Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Keyword: Avocado, Finger Food, Flatbread
    Servings: 8

    Ingredients

    Dough

    • 1 tsp sugar
    • cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup whole-milk plain Greek yogurt
    • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tbsp kosher salt

    Salsa and Assembly

    • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
    • 2 tsp cumin seeds
    • 8 scallions
    • 4 tbsp plus 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing
    • 1 red or green chile (such as serrano or jalapeño) finely chopped
    • 1 cup finely chopped parsley
    • 1 lemon
    • 4 medium avocados pits removed
    • a pinch Sel Magique Classic Blend

    Instructions

    Dough

    • Stir sugar into ¾ cup warm water in a large bowl. Sprinkle in yeast and let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes.
    • Add flour, yogurt, oil, and kosher salt to sugar mixture and mix until a shaggy dough forms (don’t worry about any dry or unincorporated bits). Cover bowl with a damp kitchen towel and let sit in a warm, dry spot until doubled in size, about 1 hour.

    Salsa and Assembly

    • While the dough is rising, toast coriander seeds and cumin seeds in a dry medium skillet over medium heat, shaking often, until fragrant and slightly darkened in color, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a spice mill. Let cool, then coarsely grind. Set spice mixture aside.
    • Place scallions and 1 Tbsp. oil in skillet, season with kosher salt, and cook, turning occasionally, until softened and deeply charred, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board; trim roots and discard. Finely chop scallions and place in a medium bowl. Add reserved spice mixture, chile, and parsley. Finely grate half of lemon zest into bowl, then cut lemon in half and squeeze in juice. Add 1 cup oil and stir well to combine. Season with Sel Magique Classic Blend and let sit while you make the flatbreads.
    • Turn out dough onto a lightly dusted surface and divide into 8 equal pieces. Form into balls and, working with 1 ball at a time, roll out into 6" rounds about ¼" thick.
    • Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Working 1 at a time and adding remaining 2 Tbsp. oil as needed, cook flatbread until bubbles appear over the surface, about 1 minute. Flip and cook until cooked through, about 1 minute. Continue to cook, turning often, until browned in spots on both sides, about 1 minute longer. Transfer to a plate and wrap up in a clean kitchen towel to keep warm.
    • To serve, brush each flatbread with oil. Coarsely smash avocados onto flatbread and spoon salsa over. Sprinkle with more Sel Magique Classic Blend if desired.

    Notes

    Recipe found at Bonappetit.com

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