NOTE: The following are the baking instruction to be used to make focaccia with No-Knead Flatbreads - Master Recipe (Pizza, Naan, Focaccia). The ultimate Tuscan hor d'oeuvre or serve with soup, salad or pasta. The key to sucess is to go light on the onions; If you completely cover the surface with onions the focaccia will not brown properly.
- 16 ounces refrigerated bread dough (see Recicpe #387518)
- 1 small sweet onion, sliced thinly
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus 1 teaspoon for drizzling
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1⁄4 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves (or 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh)
- coarse salt & fresh ground pepper
- olive oil or parchment paper, for pan
- Use the refrigerated pre-mixed dough for No-Knead Flatbreads Recipe #387518.
- Twenty minutes before baking place an empty broilter tray or cast iron skillet on the bottom shelf of the oven.
- Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (or silicon mat), or grease with olive oil; set aside.
- Remove the Olive Oil Flatbread dough (Recipe #387518) from the refrigerator. Lighly dust the surface with flour and cut off a 1 pound (grapefruit size) piece.
- With lightly floured hands quickly shape dough into a ball by streching the surface of the dough around to the bottom on all four sides, rotating the ball a quarter turn as you go.
- With a minimal amount of flour, flatten the dough into a 1/2 to 3/4 inch round, using your hands or a rolling pin.
- Place dough on the prepared cookie sheet.
- Saute the onions in 2 tablespoons olive oil until soft, but not browned.
- Mix in minced garlic.
- Sparingly scatter the onions over the surface of the dough. You should be able to easily see the dough's surface.
- Sprinkle with rosemary, coarse salt, and freshly ground black pepper.
- Lightly drizzle olive oil over the surface, approximately 1 teaspoon.
- Set dough aside for 20 minutes to rest.
- Place the focaccia on the center rack of the oven.
- Pour 1 cup of hot tap water into broiler tray or cast iron skillet and quickly close the door.
- Bake for 25 minutes or until the crust is golden brown, watching carefully that the onions do not burn.
- Cut into wedges and serve warm.