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Tomato Focaccia Bread

Tomato Focaccia Bread

This is traditional Italian bread. The specialty is the bread is prepared with dried up tomatoes. Tomato Focaccia Bread serves 218 calories. The preparation takes only 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Ingredients:

  1. Quarter cup of dried up tomatoes
  2. Three cups of ordinary flour (for bread making)
  3. Half teaspoon of salt
  4. Two teaspoons of yeast (rapid rise type)
  5. Six tablespoons of olive oil
  6. Two-third cup of warm water (not boiled)
  7. Three tablespoons of sea salt
  8. One tablespoon of basil (fresh and chopped)
  9. One tablespoon of thyme

Preparation:

  1. Take sun-dried tomatoes in a bowl, put warm water; cover it and let it soak for around 10 to 15 minutes. Strain and chop the tomatoes and put aside.
  2. Now take a large bowl. Mix flour with salt, yeast and olive oil; add warm water and tomatoes. Mix it well. Make dough on rolling with the surface of flour spread on it. Cover the dough and leave this way for 15 minutes.
  3. Give the dough a shape of 7 x 11 inch and put on the slightly oiled sheet and make some 15 to 20 impressions on the dough by pressing your fingers. Now cover in wrapping plastic and leave it a bit warmer place. It should be double in size if you allow 45 minutes.

Make your oven heat at 400° F. Now brush the dough on both sides with olive oil, spread basil, thyme and a bit of sea-salt. Bake the dough in pre heat oven until the color takes brown. You should allow 20 to 30 minutes for this.

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