Onion Garlic Cheese Foccacia
- 3 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
- 1 3/4 cup water, heated to 110 degrees f.
- 1 tbsp sugar, granulated
- 4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup bread flour
- 1 tbsp salt
- 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
- 5 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
- 1/2 cup red onion, sliced thin
- 5 clove garlic, you can use 3 if you feel the 5 will be too strong in flavor.
- 1/2 tbsp sea salt
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
DirectionsIn a bowl add your yeast, sugar and heated water, stir.
Set aside until foamy.
In a large mixing bowl with dough hook attachments, add flours, salt and extra virgin olive oil.
Start mixing on lowest speed adding yeast mixture in slowly.
Mix on low for 10 minutes.
If doing by hand, turn dough out on lightly floured surface and knead 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, lightly oil it and place in dough rolling it around to coat all sides in oil.
Cover in plastic wrap and rest in warm place for 30 minutes.
Punch dough down and cover and rest another 30 minutes.
Lightly oil a 9x13 baking tray and stretch dough out on tray.
Using your knuckle, make dimple marks or indents over entire dough.
This gives the foccacia it's famous look.
For the topping , mince the garlic.
Mix with salt and oil.
Spread over dough.
Place sliced onions over dough then sprinkle grated cheese on top.
Cover dough with wrap again and rest 15 minutes.
In a preheated oven, 450F.
, bake foccacia for 20 minutes.
Cover with tin foil, lightly, and bake another 10. Let bread cool and cut into squares.
Enjoy! Recipe by taylor68too.