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Focaccia Versiliese (Crispy Olive and Herb Filled Focaccia)

 
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Just like the name of the recipe, this focaccia has a very crispy texture with strong olive, herb and garlic flavor. Just simply eating it directly is delicious enough.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

90

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

130

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Sugar-Free
 

Ingredients

2 teaspoons yeast, active dry
dried
1 cup water
warm
4 tablespoon olive oil
divided
1 tablespoon rosemary leaves
chopped
4 each sage leaves
torn
*
3 ½ ounces olives
pitted
2 tablespoons garlic
minced
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup cornstarch
½ teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons olive oil
for brushing

Directions

Stir the yeast into a alrge mixing bowl with the water and let proof for 10 minutes.

Stir in 1 tablespoon of olive oil, rosemary, sage, olives and garlic.

Using a wooden spoon, mix in the flours and salt and stir until the dough is thick and smooth.

Knead by hand for 8 to 10 minutes until the dough is firm and elastic.

Set the dough in a lightly oiled container, cover with plastic wrap and let rise until doubled.

Turn the dough onto a 10½ X 10½ inch baking pan coated with remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil and stretch it to fit.

If it won't fit, let it rest for 10 minutes and try again.

Cover with a towel and leave until it has half risen, about 30 minutes.

30 minutes before baking, preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Just before baking, dimple the top of the dough with your fingertips and brush top with 2 teaspoons of oil.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden.

Slide off baking sheet onto a rack and let cool for a few minutes before eating warm or at room temperature.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 98g (3.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 25335% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 342mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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