Rosemary Garlic Focaccia Bread Recipe Is Surprisingly Easy to Make by 30Seconds Food
You could omit the thyme and just use rosemary, or vice versa. Or use your favorite fresh herbs.
Prep Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours and 5 minutes
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced fine
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- freshly ground black pepper
- 1 cup warm water
- 1 packet active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
Here's how to make it:
- Add the olive oil, garlic, thyme, rosemary and a few cracks of freshly ground black pepper to a skillet. Cook on low heat until herbs let off their fragrance, about 5 minutes. Do not let the garlic brown. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
- In a large bowl, add the yeast, warm water and sugar. Stir and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
- Add 1 cup of flour along with 1/4 cup of the garlic-herb oil. When just moist, allow the dough to sit for another 5 minutes.
- Add in the rest of the flour and salt. Mix until it forms a dough.
- Put the dough onto a floured work surface. Knead the dough about 15 times. Put the dough into an oiled bowl and cover with a kitchen towel. Let the dough rise for 1 hour.
- To bake the bread, oil a 13x9-inch high-rimmed baking pan with about 2 tablespoons of the garlic-herb oil. Put the dough onto the baking sheet and press into the pan, using your fingertips to create small indentions in the dough.
- Pour about 2 tablespoons of the remaining garlic-herb oil on the top of the dough. Let the dough rise for 15-20 minutes.
- Bake in a preheated 450-degree F oven for about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes, if desired.
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