FOCACCIA

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

25 mins

Serves:

6-8 people

Level:

About the Recipe

Ingredients

Dough

1 ⅔ cups flour

4 tsp white sugar

1 ¼ tsp salt

1 tsp yeast

¾ cup warm water

1 ½ tbsp olive oil

½ cup mashed potato

Baking

4tbsp olive oil

¼ tsp sea salt

Topping option

14 cherry tomatoes

¾ tsp dried oregano leaves

Preparation

1. Peel and cut potato into chunks. Boil until soft.

2. Drain water and mash potatoes.

3. Add flour, salt, sugar and yeast in large bowl and mix

4. Create a well in the middle of the flour

5. Add olive oil and water, mix until a sticky dough forms

6. Add mash potato and mix well

7. Cover bowl with cling wrap and keep in a warm place for 30 minutes

8. In another large bowl, add 2 teaspoons of olive oil and spread around the bowl

9. Add dough ball and cover with cling wrap

10. Keep in a warm place for 30 minutes

11. Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius

12. Prepare a pan (26.5 x 20 x 5cm) with olive oil

13. Add dough and stretch to the side of the pan

14. Leave for 40 mins

15. Drizzle olive oil on the surface. Poke holes with your hands into the dough

16. Add topping of choice

17. Add one more tea spoon of oil and sprinkle with salt

18. Bake for 25 or until golden