Herb and Onion Focaccia

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Focaccia comes from Italy and is a flat bread similar to pizza. While Italians are used to enjoy it with olive oil and salt, there are various ways to eat it – you can top it with herbs, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, cheese and even meat. Today, spoil yourself with this homemade herb and onion focaccia! Enjoy it while is still warm, with a touch of butter.

Ingredients Needed for Herb and Onion Focaccia

0.5 ounce fresh yeast
½ teaspoon sugar
water
1 ½ cups of flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
½ red onion, diced
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
½ teaspoon dried herbs

How to Cook Herb and Onion Focaccia

  1. Preheat the oven to 360 degrees F/180 degrees C.
  2. Crumble the fresh yeast and add it to a bowl, add the sugar and 2-4 tablespoons of warm water over it, then combine them using a fork. Set aside.
  3. Reserve 1 tablespoon of flour for later use. Put the remaining flour in a kitchen aid, then add the baking powder, and the yeast mixture.
  4. Turn on your kitchen aid and mix everything on low speed. If needed, add 2-3 tablespoons of warm water to soften the dough.
  5. Add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and continue to mix until you get e firm dough.
  6. Flour your workspace and press and flatten your dough using your fingers. Give the dough an oval shape. Sprinkle diced onion and dried rosemary all over it.
  7. Fold the dough once, then fold it again. Press it with your fingers, then lay it in an oval baking dish.
  8. Drizzle the remaining vegetable oil on the dough and sprinkle some more dried herbs.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes.

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