Garlicky Fry Bread
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 3/4cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 5tablespoons (plus 2 tablespoons) expeller-pressed oil spread or butter
  • 1cup nonfat milk
  • 1cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2ounces ham or soy vegetarian substitute, diced
  • 3-4 green onions, choppedincluding green parts
  • 1clove garlic, minced or pressed
  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray and preheat over medium fire or heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. Cut in 5 tablespoons spread or butter a bit at a time, until mixture looks coarse and crumbly. Add milk, cheese, ham or soy, and green onions. Stir together to form a thick dough.
  3. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons spread or butter in a metal measuring cup and add garlic.
  4. Drop golf-ball-size spoonfuls of dough into the hot skillet and promptly flatten with a spatula to about 1/4-inch thick. Cook, turning regularly and basting lightly with melted butter, until onions darken and bread is a deep golden brown. Eat immediately.
Recipe Notes


Camp Tip: If you're car camping with a cooler, make the dough and garlic butter before leaving home and transport in plastic containers.