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Original Parma ham and mozzarella Italian Piadina

Italian Piadina shows that just about any country or kitchen has its own version of the tortilla. Because Piadina is an Italian flatbread. Decorated with lots of great toppings.

Maybe a piadina is slightly different than a regular tortilla but this flatbread is just as tasty. You can easily make these tortillas at home. So are you ready to learn how you can make this Italian Piadina recipe with Parma ham and mozzarella? Lets get started!

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Piadina can be considered the Italian version of a flour tortilla and as I love tortilla this piadina is a lunch time favorite.

A piadina is available all across Italy but unfortunately it is not a recipe that is widely available in other countries.

So what do you do when you can’t buy it in the store? You can just make this Italian piadina yourself. It is a very easy recipe.

Then add your favorite toppings and you have a great lunch recipe. Further this recipe contains olive oil and a little bit of baking soda to make the Italian piadina soft and fluffy.

Just like focaccia or ciabatta this piadina is a little thicker than your regular tortilla and more like a bread. So to bake a piadina you can use a cast iron skillet.

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Piadina ingredients

To make this Italian piadina recipe you need the following basic ingredients:

  • Flour
  • Water
  • Baking soda
  • A pinch of salt

To decorate you need:

  • Rucola 
  • Mozzarella 
  • Parma ham 
  • Sun dried tomatoes 

Original Parma ham and mozzarella Italian Piadina ingredients

How to make Italian piadina with Mozzarella and Parma ham

To make this recipe you start with making the piadina dough. First put the flour and baking soda in a bowl. Now add water and olive oil and stir with a wooden spoon.

Knead by hand into an elastic dough in about 5 minutes and let it rest for 5 minutes. Then divide the dough in 4 equal pieces.

Roll the dough into a piadina tortilla. If your dough has a lot of resistance you need to let it rest a little more. 

Now pre heat a skillet until hot. Bake the piadina 1 to 2 minutes per side without a baking product. Once your piadina has dark spots it is done. 

To decorate your flatbread put shredded mozzarella on one half of the piadina. Add a slice of Parma ham, sun dried tomatoes and some rucola. 

Now fold the piadina and it is ready to serve.

Looking how to make Italian piadina flatbread at home? This recipe will show you how easy you can make this Italian tortilla. Decorate with your favorite toppings. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe and video #thetortillachannel #piadina #italianpiadina #italianflatbread #flatbreadrecipe #lunch

Favorite piadina toppings

You can eat piadina with savory toppings but are also great with sweet toppings. You can add:

Just like with bread choose the topping you you like best because it is all about personal preferences.

Looking how to make Italian piadina flatbread at home? This recipe will show you how easy you can make this Italian tortilla. Decorate with your favorite toppings. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe and video #thetortillachannel #piadina #italianpiadina #italianflatbread #flatbreadrecipe #lunch
Looking how to make Italian piadina flatbread at home? This recipe will show you how easy you can make this Italian tortilla. Decorate with your favorite toppings. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe and video #thetortillachannel #piadina #italianpiadina #italianflatbread #flatbreadrecipe #lunch
Looking how to make Italian piadina flatbread at home? This recipe will show you how easy you can make this Italian tortilla. Decorate with your favorite toppings. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe and video #thetortillachannel #piadina #italianpiadina #italianflatbread #flatbreadrecipe #lunch

See how to make Italian Piadina

Want to see how you can make Parma ham and mozzarella Italian Piadina? Follow along and watch the video instruction below:

 

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Original Parma ham and mozzarella Italian Piadina

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 8 minutes
Original Parma ham and mozzarella Italian Piadina

Original Parma ham and mozzarella Italian Piadina. Maybe slightly different than a regular tortilla but this version is just as tasty. Lets get started!

Ingredients

  • 200 g wheat flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 80 ml warm water
  • 4 slices of Parma ham
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup of sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup of rucola

Instructions

  1. Put flour and baking soda in a bowl. Add water and olive oil and stir with a wooden spoon
  2. Knead about 10 minutes into an elastic dough
  3. Divide into 4 equal pieces
  4. Roll the dough into a Piadina
  5. Pre heat a skillet and bake the Piadina 1 to 2 minutes per side
  6. Put shredded mozzarella on one half of the Piadina. Add a slice of Parma ham, sun dried tomatoes and some rucola

Nutrition facts

Calories: 340; Fat: 13.2g; Carbs: 43.2g; Protein: 12.7g;

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Looking how to make Italian piadina flatbread at home? This recipe will show you how easy you can make this Italian tortilla. Decorate with your favorite toppings. Visit thetortillachannel.com for the full recipe and video #thetortillachannel #piadina #italianpiadina #italianflatbread #flatbreadrecipe #lunch

2 Comments

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    2pots2cook
    February 9, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Oh dear ! I am so grateful for this post ! With all the ingredients in my fridge this beauty is on our menu for this very weekend ! Thank you so much !

    • Reply
      Mireille
      February 9, 2018 at 7:49 pm

      You are welcome dear! If you have the ingredients it is definitely worth to make this recipe. I am sure you will love it. Have fun with this recipe.

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