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!!
8 ozthawed frozen bread dough at room temperature (see note)
1 tspolive oil
1 mediumshallot thinly sliced
1/4 cpitted green olives
2 Tbspcrumbled goat cheese with herbs
2 Tbspshredded mozzarella
How to Make Cheese and Olive Focaccia
- 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.
- Make dimples in the dough with your thumb.
- Sprinkle oil over the dough allowing some to run into the dimples.
- Scatter schallots and olive slices over the dough.
Sprinkle on goat cheese and mozzarella.
- 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
- 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.