Rosemary Garlic Focaccia  Bread

In a small bowl mix together yeast, water, and oil together and let stand

In a large bowl, sift the flour and salt together. Make a well in the center. Pour the yeast mixture in the well and mix into a soft sticky dough.

Turn out the dough onto a floured work surface and knead until the dough is smooth and elastic,

Place the dough into a lightly oiled bowl, oil the top of the dough, cover, and let rise until doubled,

Punch all the air out of the dough, and turn out onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead in the rosemary.

Using a floured rolling pin, roll out the dough until it is large enough to fit into a well oiled sheet pan. Place dough into the pan and cover and let rise for 30 minutes.  Uncover, poke dimples into the dough using your fingers.  Cover and let rise for another 30 minutes.

Preheat oven  Drizzle the loaf with olive oil and top with rosemary and minced garlic.

Bake. Immediately remove from pan and let cool on a wire rack.

Ingredients Warm Water Olive Oil Package Active Dry Yeast Garlic Cloves Bread Flour Salt Fresh Or 1 T. Dry Rosemary Swipe up for full list

Recipe Info Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Course: bread Cuisine: Italian Servings: 12 servings

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