Socca is so easy, cheap, and useful, it must be one of those ubiquitous things no one finds worth mentioning. You could put almost anything on a socca and it would be delicious. Like an omelet, or a salad or, or blue cheese and arugula, or, or anything.

I used a combination of the recipes for socca found in Weeknight Gluten Free and the new GOOP cookbook. Both of these books include lots of ideas for fancy pizzas and other things to make on socca bases. More ideas here.


$1.99 for about ten socca-batches worth, or 70 soccas.

My socca venture started out poorly, because the flour smells bad. To me. It is chick pea flour. I got this large sack of channa dal flour at an Indian grocery store. Based on the whiff, I was pretty sure I would not want to eat anything containing mainly it. (I was mistaken.)

Maybe in this picture it looks like an eggy crepe, but it is not eggy and it is not foldable. It is crisp.


Each 1/4 cup of batter has about 10g CHO and makes one six-ish inch socca.

Easy, easy recipe for socca:

This makes about seven 6″ soccas.

Whisk together (or whizz in a blender) until perfectly smooth: 1 cup (125g) chick pea flour, 1 cup (240g) water, 2T olive oil, 3/4 tsp. salt, and a few grinds of pepper. Heat a cast iron skillet and add 1T olive oil, or enough to make the pan really slick. Pour in 1/4 cup of the batter you’ve made. Let this cook until it’s crisp on the bottom and almost set on top, about three minutes. Flip to finish the top, about one minute more. Top with things you like to eat. 


Crisp, salty, yum.

My first socca was with cheddar cheese and avocado. YUM. I made a second one and took a bite of it plain. Also (surprise) YUM. I topped the rest of that one with smoked salmon and a jot of sour cream and some capers. Perfect.








  1. Catherine Bardagy Winchild · June 9, 2016

    YUM is right. Want.


  2. mollyjade · June 9, 2016

    Raw chickpea flour tastes disgusting, so it makes sense that it smells off. If you ever make gf cookies with chickpea flour, don’t eat the dough!

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  3. Philippa · June 9, 2016

    I’ve never heard of Socca! Will have to try this!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. skchrisman · June 10, 2016

    Oooh! Something new to try! Thx, KK!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. · June 11, 2016

    Is this truly Diabetic safe?

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  6. · June 11, 2016

    Is this Diabetes safe?

    Liked by 1 person

    • Katy · June 11, 2016

      Unless you are allergic to chick peas, water, or olive oil, it is safe.


      • DiabetesHut · June 12, 2016

        Thanks Katy I will let my members know this.


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