Cheese and Olive Focaccia
I found this recipe in the Detroit News sometime ago and it has been a hit with my family ever since!!
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- 8 oz
- thawed frozen bread dough at room temperature (see note)
- 1 tsp
- olive oil
- 1 medium
- shallot thinly sliced
- 1/4 c
- pitted green olives
- 2 Tbsp
- crumbled goat cheese with herbs
- 2 Tbsp
- shredded mozzarella
1Press dough into a circle on a baking sheet sprinkled with corn meal. Cover lightly with a dishtowel or an oiled sheet of plastic wrap and let it rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
2Make dimples in the dough with your thumb.
3Sprinkle oil over the dough allowing some to run into the dimples.
4Scatter schallots and olive slices over the dough.
Sprinkle on goat cheese and mozzarella.
5Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 15 minutes to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes. Cut in half and werve
6NOTE: Frozen bread dough usually comes in 1# loaves. Cut a loaf in half and return half to the freezer. Use the quick thaw method according to the package directions.