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


  • 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.

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About Cheese and Olive Focaccia

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