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Garlic Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Tasty and so delicious. Perfect alone or with any meal.
Course Bread, Dinner
Cuisine All-American, Italian
Keyword Bread
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 679kcal
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 1 cup 120 to 130 F warm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • In a large bowl, stir together 1 1/2 cups flour and yeast. Add water, oil, and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds, scraping sides of bowl constantly. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes. Stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can with a wooden spoon. Stir in minced garlic cloves, snipped fresh rosemary, oregano and pepper. On a lightly floured surface, knead in enough remaining flour to make a stiff dough that is smooth and elastic 8 to 10 minutes total. Shape dough into a ball; place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease surface Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in size, 50 to 60 minutes.
  • Punch dough down, cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Grease a 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pan. Press dough into pan. (If dough is sticky, sprinkle the surface with about 1 tablespoon additional flouUsing your fingertips, make several deep indentations in the dough. Cover and let rise until nearly double (about 30 minutes)
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven about 50 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 5 to 10 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Serve warm with butter or marinara sauce


Serving: 1g | Calories: 679kcal | Carbohydrates: 122g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 510mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 7.5mg