Rosemary Buckwheat Flatbreads (gluten-free)

by | Sep 17, 2018 | Gluten-Free, Snacks

These gluten-free Rosemary Buckwheat Flatbreads make a great snack on their own or base for topping all kinds of fresh ingredients!

Buckwheat is my favourite gluten-free “grain”, although, it’s actually not a grain — it’s a seed! I’d definitely say it’s one of my favourite flours to use for baking though. I love it for making pancakes, blueberry muffins, and in these flatbreads I’ll be sharing today.

A little backstory: I don’t tolerate all foods very well (you can read more about my gut health story here). Dairy and also gluten-containing grains are a couple of the things my body does better without, and so I stick to what I know works best for my digestion. Buckwheat happens to be one of those things!

These flatbreads however came about after trying some paleo/keto flatbreads that Sean’s parents like to make (they’re SO good). But since coconut flour is high FODMAP, too many of them = an upset stomach for me. So I decided to make ’em with buckwheat instead!

These flatbreads can be cooked to a soft texture, or a little longer for a crispy texture.

The rosemary in this recipe is really the star though, and I gotta say, rosemary is up there as one of my favourite herbs. It always blows me away how nature produces exactly what we need for health and for flavour. It’s like how I was pondering recently the reason behind flowers being so visually appealing. Is there even a reason? Nature’s just cool.

I highly recommend you try these flatbreads with my Tomato & Olive Bruschetta!

5 from 1 vote

Rosemary Buckwheat Flatbreads

These super flavourful gluten-free rosemary flatbreads can be cooked either soft or crispy and make the perfect snack on their own, or base for a variety of toppings.

Course Snack
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 4
Author Meghan Livingstone


  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour (light or dark)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. In small bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.

  2. Stir in wet ingredients and combine thoroughly until smooth. Batter should be somewhat thin.

  3. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and pour batter on top, flattening evenly into a large rectangular shape, about 1/4 inch thick or so.

For soft flatbreads:

  1. Bake 20-25 minutes.

For crispy flatbreads:

  1. Bake 30-35 minutes.

  2. Remove from oven and let cool before slicing into desired sizes.

Enjoy right away and store leftovers in airtight container for up to 1 week.

Have you ever cooked with buckwheat before? How have you used it?

Did you make this recipe? Leave me a comment below or tag me on Instagram @meghanlivingstone.

by Meghan Livingstone

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  1. naomi hodgetts

    I have been looking for a GF flat bread recipe, will certainly be trying these out. Thank you for all your content I am a new Fan!

    • Meghan

      Awesome to hear Naomi! Let me know how they turn out for you. xx

  2. Jill

    5 stars
    This was delicious! And so easy to make (with rosemary from our garden). Thanks so much. I cut back a little on the salt and pepper, but that’s something that can easily be adjusted for your taste. I baked it for 25 minutes, and it was great with tonight’s hearty soup.

    • Meghan

      So happy to hear this recipe turned out well for you Jill! The perfect side with a bowl of soup 🙂


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Hi, I’m Meghan. I’m a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, blogger, and YouTuber with a passion for healthy, simple living. I’m here to inspire you to listen to your body, eat mindfully and wholesomely, and create a fulfilling life that’s completely unique to you.