Zucchini Schiacciata (Zucchini Flatbread)

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Indulge in a slice of Italy with this Zucchini Schiacciata, a delicious and wholesome flatbread that brings together the earthy flavors of zucchini and aromatic rosemary.

This recipe is Budget-Friendly, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, and can be made Vegan by choosing vegan breadcrumbs.

The savory zucchini, fragrant rosemary, and the crispy cornmeal crust make this flatbread a wonderful option for brunch, as a side dish, or even for snacking.

Zucchini Schiacciata Recipe

The crispy texture of this flatbread is complemented beautifully by the soft and savory zucchini filling. For optimal flavor, serve it warm and enjoy the deliciousness in every bite.

Dough and Filling

In a bowl, combine flour, water, salt, pepper, and rosemary. Add grated or thinly sliced zucchini and breadcrumbs to the mixture.

Zucchini Schiacciata: Dough and Filling
Zucchini Schiacciata: Dough and Filling
sliced zucchini and breadcrumbs to the mixture
Zucchini Schiacciata: sliced zucchini and breadcrumbs mixture

Baking

Preheat your oven and prepare your baking tray with olive oil and cornmeal. Spread the zucchini mixture and bake until golden brown.

Zucchini Schiacciata:  baking tray with olive oil and cornmeal with spreaded the zucchini mixture
Zucchini Schiacciata: baking tray with olive oil and cornmeal with spreaded the zucchini mixture

Serving

Once done, cut the baked Schiacciata into slices and serve warm or at room temperature.

Zucchini Schiacciata (Zucchini Flatbread)
Zucchini Schiacciata (Zucchini Flatbread)
Zucchini Schiacciata (Zucchini Flatbread)

Zucchini Schiacciata

This Zucchini Schiacciata is the epitome of Italian comfort food, offering a blend of textures and flavors that are sure to impress.
Servings 7
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Equipment

  • Large bowl
  • Baking Tray
  • Mixing spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups flour 250g, or more if needed
  • 1 1/2 cups water 350 ml
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 small zucchinis or one large zucchini around 400g (14 oz)
  • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Rosemary to taste
  • Cornmeal for sprinkling

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the Dough and Filling: In a large bowl, mix flour, water, salt, black pepper, and rosemary. Add grated or thinly sliced zucchini and breadcrumbs. Combine thoroughly.
  • Preheat Oven and Prepare Tray: Preheat your oven to 200°C/400°F. Drizzle olive oil over a baking tray and sprinkle cornmeal on top.
  • Assemble and Bake: Evenly spread the zucchini mixture onto the prepared tray. Drizzle more olive oil on top and sprinkle with additional cornmeal for a crispy texture.
  • Bake and Cool: Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for about 45 minutes, or until the schiacciata turns golden brown. Once done, remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before slicing.
  • Serve: Cut into slices and serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

  • Feel free to adjust the seasonings according to your taste.
  • You can add other herbs like basil or thyme for a different flavor profile.
  • Make sure to use fresh zucchinis for the best results.
  • If you prefer, you can add some grated cheese on top before baking for an extra layer of flavor.
Calories: 175kcal
Cost: $6
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Italian Zucchini Flatbread Recipe, Quick and Easy Flatbread, Savory Italian Bread, Vegetarian Schiacciata, Zucchini Side Dish
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