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Greek sesame flatbread with ouzo – Lagana

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Greek sesame flatbread with ouzo – Lagana


  • In a mixer’s bowl add the ouzo, water, yeast, sugar, salt, anise, and mix with a hand whisk.
  • Add the flour and allow 15-20 minutes for the yeast to be activated.
  • Add the olive oil and beat with the hook attachment at medium speed for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add the dough into a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and allow 30-60 minutes for it to double in volume.
  • Place it onto your working surface and divide the dough into two even pieces. Roll out each piece of dough with a little flour, until it is shaped like a flatbread -lagana.
  • Transfer into two greased baking pans and set aside.
  • In a bowl add the sugar, the water, and with a pastry brush, spread on both flatbreads.
  • Sprinkle with the anise and sesame seeds, and cover with kitchen towels. Allow 20-25 minutes for them to rise.
  • Preheat the oven to 220ο C (430ο F) set to fan.
  • Press with your fingers in order to make indentations on the whole surface of the flatbreads.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon olive oil on each flatbread and bake for 15-20 minutes. Bake them at the same time for the best possible result.
  • Serve with olives, olive oil, taramosalata, and olive oil with vanilla.
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
15 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
14 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
1 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
11 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
5 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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