Mozzarella, anchovy and artichoke flatbreads Recipe

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artichoke and anchovy flatbread
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories493 Kcal25%
Fat25 g36%
Saturated Fat12 g60%
Carbohydrates40 g15%

Mozzarella, anchovy and artichoke flatbreads are a quick and easy sharing bread that has so much flavour. Anchovies add a salty kick to these cheesy flatbreads that works so well. The results are so much better than a takeaway, and much lighter too! Once you've made these mozzarella, anchovy and artichoke flatbreads you can try experimenting with other toppings. Why not try using olives, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, or if you fancy, a controversial cheese, ham and pineapple! These flatbreads are so easy to make, but are such crowd pleasers. If you aren't sure about anchovies, don't be put off! They really melt in the mouth and add so much flavour. Once you've bought a jar or tin, you can use the rest of the anchovies to blend in to pasta sauces or salad dressings. They really take your recipes to the next level! If you're looking for a dinner party starter, simple side dish, or something to pack up for a picnic, then give these mozzarella, anchovy and artichoke flatbreads a go - you won't be disappointed!


  1. Heat the oven to 220C, gas 7. Slice the mozzarella. Put the flatbreads onto 2 baking sheets and brush them with the olive oil. Tear the balls of mozzarella and divide between them. Top with the artichokes, the anchovies and the dried oregano. Season with sea salt and pepper, then bake in the oven for 10-15 mins or until golden and crispy at the edges. Scatter over the lemon zest and oregano leaves. Serve immediately.


  • 2 x 150g balls buffalo mozzarella
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 2 flatbreads
  • 1 x 280g jar artichoke hearts, drained
  • 50g can anchovy fillets in olive oil, drained
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • zest of a lemon
  • fresh oregano leaves, to serve (optional)
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