Cheese and Olive Focaccia

Pam Stewart


What can I say but YUMMMMMMMMMY!!
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

How to Make Cheese and Olive Focaccia


  1. Press 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.
  2. Make dimples in the dough with your thumb.
  3. Sprinkle oil over the dough allowing some to run into the dimples.
  4. Scatter schallots and olive slices over the dough.
    Sprinkle on goat cheese and mozzarella.
  5. Bake 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
  6. NOTE: 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.

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About Cheese and Olive Focaccia

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Flatbreads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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