The Best Way To Reheat Leftover Flatbread For Crispy Crust

Flatbread is a versatile and delicious food that can be used in a variety of ways, from sandwiches to pizzas. However, reheating flatbread can be a challenge. It has a tendency to dry out and become tough or even cracker-like. But with a good technique and a few tips, you can easily reheat flatbread without drying out. But first, it is helpful to know a few mistakes to avoid.

Do not reheat leftover flatbread in the microwave because this can make it rubbery and tough. Instead, use the stovetop method to retain the moisture and flavor of the flatbread. To perfect the stovetop method, you will want to use a skillet that you can cover either with a lid or foil. You can also sprinkle a little water on the bread before covering it to create steam, which will keep the flatbread moist and soft — especially if it is already dry or hardened. 

Make the most of a covered skillet

Start by preheating a skillet over medium heat. Next, place the flatbread in the skillet and cover it with a lid or cover. Allow the flatbread to heat up for several minutes until it is warm and soft. Then, remove the lid or aluminum foil cover to allow the crust to crisp up and become slightly browned. This will give your flatbread a fresh-from-the-oven taste and texture.

When reheating flatbread, it's important to keep an eye on it to ensure it doesn't burn. If the skillet is too hot, the flatbread can become overly crisp and dry. Adjust the heat as needed to ensure the flatbread is heated evenly and maintains its soft and tender texture. 

So, with a properly heated skillet, a lid, and a few additional tips, you can make the most of leftover flatbread. You'll never have to chew through dry, tough bread again.