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Rosemary Focaccia

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  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  Warm water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), divided (105° To 115°)
  All-purpose flour 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs), divided
  Salt 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Chopped fresh rosemary 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil flavored vegetable cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced

Combine yeast and 1/4 cup warm water; let stand 5 minutes.
Combine yeast mixture, remaining 1 cup warm water, 2 cups flour, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large mixing bowl; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until mixture is well blended.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down; stir in 1 3/4 cups flour, melted margarine, and 1/4 cup rosemary.
Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour evenly over work surface.
Turn dough out onto floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic (about 10 minutes).
Divide dough in half.
For each focaccia, roll or press 1 portion of dough into an 11-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Poke holes in dough at 1-inch intervals with handle of a wooden spoon.
Coat top of each round with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup rosemary, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and garlic.
Bake at 400° for 20 minutes.
Cut each circle into 12 squares or wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2375 Calories from Fat 516

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.6%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1992.9 mg83%

Total Carbohydrates 398 g132.8%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.2%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 59 g118.9%

Vitamin A 46.9% Vitamin C 19.6%

Calcium 21.1% Iron 153.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rosemary Focaccia Recipe