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Cherry Tomato Focaccia

This bread is hearty enough to be served with a salad for a light lunch or supper.

Ingredients: 

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Topping

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¼ cup shelled roasted pistachios
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¼ cup olive oil
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1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
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½ tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary
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2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved

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Focaccia

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3 ½ cups bread flour
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1 Tbs. sugar
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2 ½ tsp. instant yeast
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2 tsp. salt
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Olive oil, for greasing baking sheet

Instructions: 

1. To make Topping: Pulse pistachios in food processor until ground, but with some larger pieces. Transfer to bowl, and stir in olive oil, garlic, and rosemary.

2. To make Focaccia: Stir together flour, sugar, yeast, salt, and 1 1/4 cups water in bowl. Knead dough in bowl 5 minutes. Cover bowl with towel, and let rise 1 hour, or until doubled in size.

3. Generously grease rimmed baking sheet with olive oil. Stretch dough into 12- x 11-inch rectangle in sheet pan. Let dough rise 1 hour.

4. Preheat oven to 450°F. Dimple dough with fingers. Whisk 2 Tbs. water into pistachio mixture, and brush onto dough. Press tomato halves cut-side up into dough. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown on top and bottom.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
329
Protein: 
9 g
Total Fat: 
11 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
48 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
589 mg
Fiber: 
3 g
Sugar: 
3 g
Yield: 
Serves 8

Comments on this Recipe

Delicious flavor, but turned out a little dry so keep an eye on dough consistency.

Focaccia

This is pretty awful. More like cheap pizza crust. There are much better recipes for focaccia out there.