Tomato Herb Focaccia

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Focaccia is a flat Italian bread that is usually seasoned with olive oil, salt and herbs and also with other ingredients. One can get really creative in baking a Focaccia. Serve it with soups or stews or even as an appetizer, it is crisp and tastes delicious. Here I have used the later winter tomatoes from my garden along with a lot of herbs in Tomato Herb Focaccia. You will love the combination of garlic, herbs and juicy tomatoes.
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Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time1 hour 25 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bakery
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Yeast instant dry
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 3 tsp Spice Mix thyme, and rosemary, or oregano italian or each dried oregano
  • 1 tsp Garlic minced
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil 2 tablespoons for dough, rest, to oil the bowl and to drizzle
  • 1 cup Warm Water
  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar
  • 4-6 Cherry Tomato or tomatoes sliced into half or medium size tomatoes thinly sliced
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Instructions
 

  • Whisk together first six ingredients in a bowl. Use only 2 cups flour.
  • In a large bowl, add water and sugar. Now add dry ingredients and beat till you get a shaggy dough.
  • Transfer dough onto a floured counter, add remaining ½ cup flour slowly and knead till it becomes soft and plaint- approx. 6 -8 minutes.
  • Place dough in a greased bowl and turn around so that it is coated with oil all around. Cover and let it rise in a warm place until double.
  • Punch dough and divide into two parts. Place one part on a greased baking tray. Using your fingers, push and press the dough from center to out into a 10-inch circle. Repeat the same with the other half.
  • Cover with a kitchen towel and leave to rise for another 30 to 40 minutes.
  • With the finger tips, dimple the top of each focaccia. Drizzle olive oil over the top. Sprinkle salt, herbs and press down tomato slices / halves evenly across the top. Let it sit for 15 minutes. In the meantime, preheat oven to 190 degrees C.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until brown.
  • Cool on the rack.
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Namita Tiwari
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