33 Keto Flatbread Variations

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The quick and easy keto flatbread recipe from The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook is a HUGE hit! Catching up with the Savory Broccoli Muffin recipe, these flatbreads are becoming one of our most talked about easy keto recipes.

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I see a theme evolving here, y’all like warm bready things 😉

That’s good news because I am only a short while away from publishing our second cookbook – The Ultimate Guide to Low-Carb Baking! It will be complimentary to The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook and stuffed with 102 recipes for sweet and savory baked goods.

There is a lot of behind the scenes work that goes into making up your own recipe. It took months of experimenting to get this low-carb, all-purpose bread substitute just right. Now people across the world can enjoy this guilt-free, fiber rich, almost zero carb bread on a keto diet!

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Thank you to all the people who have shared their ideas with us via email, instagram, and facebook. We are inspired by the many creative ideas that showcase the versatility of the Keto Flatbread recipe. I have collected the ideas here for everyone to try out.

The original recipe is simple and takes only 5 ingredients. Watch the Keto Flatbred recipe video for full details.

Recipe Tips:

  • A fellow flatbread lover advised adding 1/4 teaspoon baking powder to the batter which increases their puffiness when cooked
  • Use chia and flax interchangeably; you can substitute one for the other
  • Whole chia may also be used in place of ground chia.
  • Make a double or triple batch and freeze leftovers. They freeze well and thaw quickly.

These are just one of many keto breakfast recipes to add to your weekly meal prep.

Without further ado, let’s get into the 33 variations!

Sweet Keto Flatbread Variations


Serve the flatbreads just like Coconut Flour Pancakes, warm and spread with butter! Top with whipped cream and low-carb berries too, just like Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes. Then, drizzle with yacon syrup and garnish with chopped almonds or hazelnuts.

I have a popular collection of keto pancake recipes you don’t want to miss!


Wait until the frying pan is hot, then pour a large spoonful of batter in the shape of one large crepe. Cook over medium heat, watch carefully and lift at the edges as they cook. Move the crepe around a bit to make sure it doesn’t stick. Cook for a minute or two on each side. Serve with Vanilla Whipped Cream (recipe in The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook) and raspberries.

Chocolate Bread

Add 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup cacao powder and 1/4 to 1/3 cup Lakanto to the batter and mix well before cooking.

Spiced Bread

As you mix up the bowl of batter, add in 1 teaspoon vanilla powder, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg OR 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice OR 1 tablespoon 5 Chinese spice blend

Healthy Kids Breakfast

Many of our readers are cooking for multiple diet types and the Keto Flatbread serves as a great tool to nourish the whole family. Dress up a plate of flatbreads for your growing kids with seasonal fruits (banana, peaches, apples, etc), local raw honey, and a dollop of full-fat Greek yogurt or homemade coconut yogurt. Kids only need to restrict carbs if they have serious medical reasons, otherwise ample amounts of whole food carbohydrates are completely acceptable for children. Use these flatbreads as a grain-free, gluten-free source of fiber, protein, and fats to nourish your young ones. Provide a hot breakfast in the morning or pack them into lunches.

There are many family-friendly keto breakfast ideas to make!

More ideas from The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook for SWEET Keto Flatbread:

  • Herbs and spices from the “Sweet Flavor Family” discussed in the Herbs and Spices chapter
  • Sweet flavors pulled from the listing of Medicinal Herbs and Spices
  • Compound Butters
  • Vanilla Whipped Cream
  • Berries and Cream
  • Lemon Curd
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Berry Ice Cream
  • Double Chocolate Nutella (plus 4 more homemade nut butter recipes)

Savory Keto Flatbread Variations

Burger Bun

Take a mix of your favorite hamburger fixings. Make the Mediterranean Beef Heart Burger Patties or Southwestern Burger Patty (from The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook). Layer on grilled onions, blue cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, homemade mayo, and avocado slices. Nestle these between two flatbreads and you have yourself a legit low-carb burger.

Recommended Recipes: Salmon Burgers, Bunless Burgers, Cheeseburger Skillet

Fish Tacos

Fold the flatbread into a taco shape and stuff fill with canned sardines, minced cilantro, chopped onion, salt and a few squeezes of lime juice. Serve with avocado on the side.


Cook the flatbreads, then sprinkle your favorite cheese, grated, on one half, fold over the other half and warm over medium heat until the cheese is melted.

Recommended Recipe: Tuna Melt Keto Quesadilla

keto flatbread quesadilla and butter
A warm quesadilla stuffed with raw, organic grass-fed A2 cheese and a sprinkling of chipotle powder. Served next to a side of guacamole and canned sardines.

Grilled Cheese

Take two already cooked keto flatbreads, spread a light coating of butter on the outsides and place a piece or two of cheese in the middle. Grill just like bread! Serve with a side salad garnished with oregano and olives.

Recommended Recipe: Ketogenic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Pizza Crust

Pour the batter in a large single circle in a hot pan. Cook until done, then spread a marinara or pesto sauce, melt cheese, and add sauteed mushrooms on top. Slice into little pizza slices and serve warm.

This Nut-Free Keto Pizza Crust is also a fantastic option.

Sandwich Bread Alternative

Prep and pack into a lunch just like bread slices.

Recommended Recipe: Avocado Tuna Melt

Veggie Wraps

Make a large crepe sized round and fill with arugula, sprouts, mashed avocado, cucumber, and tomato.

Garlic Bread

Flavor with nutritional yeast, garlic powder, and dried oregano for a delicious keto garlic bread.

Curried Naan Bread

Mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons of sweet or spicy curry powder to the batter and cook both sides until done.

Curried Keto flatbread
A “Curried Naan Bread” with a rich golden color from ground turmeric powder.

More ideas from The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook for SAVORY Keto Flatbread:

The recipes for many of these sauces and dips include additional variations, giving you even more ideas on how to enjoy these flatbreads! A well-formulated ketogenic diet is never boring or restrictive!

  • Herbs and spices from the “Herbal”, “Hot”, or “Spicy” Flavor Families discussed in the Herbs and Spices chapter
  • Savory flavors pulled from the listing of Medicinal Herbs and Spices
  • Flavor Infused Fats
  • Hollandaise Sauce
  • Homemade Cream Cheese
  • Caper and Dill Tartar Sauce
  • Zucchini Hummus Dip
  • Basil Pesto
  • Guacamole 2.0
  • Aji Criollo

What other fun things can you do with the Keto Flatbread?


7 thoughts on “33 Keto Flatbread Variations”

  1. I just got the ingredients for this in today and it worked so well! I added lakanto and chocolate powder to the mix and made a chocolate pancake. Topped it off with lakanto maple syrup and it was awesome! All the kids wanted some. I was worried it would have an after taste from the flax but didn’t find that to be the case at all. This is a new favorite and will be replacing a lot of different bread recipes because it’s so versatile. Thanks for the recipe!!!!

    • Awesome Paul! I’m so glad you tried it out and happy to hear it was a hit with the children too, that’s the best!

  2. Hi Jessica and Tristan and little people,

    I made these pancakes this morning with about 2 TSP of Pumpkin Pie Spice and they were just great to satisfy a sweet craving (no sugar or alternatives added).

    I’m thrilled to find your site after about 10 weeks on low carb (under 20g a day) and IF……no weight coming off just yet…….I’m 74.4Kg but changing shape and feeling better than I have in a long time. T2D (14 years) and 70 years old, I feel better than I have in a long time and hoping to ditch my only medication Metformin in the future.
    Thanks for all you are doing to get sensible information and great recipes out into the world.
    From across the Big Pond in Australia.

    • Thanks for writing in Kaye! I’m happy you are enjoying our work. I like the idea of adding in Pumpkin Pie Spice 🙂 That’s a great spice to add to make things a bit more “sweet”. I hope your journey continues to go well in keto land 🙂

  3. This recipe and the fact that I can adapt it to what I have (chia or flaxseed, grounded or not) is possibly the reason why keto has been easy so far. I have crazy schedules as a teacher, so I usually end up having just a sandwich… My journey to keto started with primal edge health, so I’m lucky… I’ve never felt lost.
    I prefer it savory, with a bunch of leafy goodness, avocado (palta) and some meat… (best mix arugula+basil+avocado+some tiny tomatoes from my garden)
    Greetings from Chile

    • What a great combo, I’ll be trying that basil, meat, and avo next – I agree, savory flatbreads are the way to go.

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