Rosemary & Red Onion Focaccia

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    Total Time
    2hrs 30mins
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based on 4 ratings

Italian style bread with a soft golden crust, this is a reliable recipe for bakers that are new to yeast breads. Try experimenting with different toppings. (Vegan)

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    500g (about 4⅛ cups)
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast
    1¾ tsp
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    about ⅛ teaspoon (1g)
  • Water icon
    300ml (1¼ cups)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    200g (about 1½)
  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    as needed
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    as needed
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Add bread flour, active dried yeast and sea salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Mix briefly until blended
  3. Make a well
  4. Add water and olive oil to the dough
  5. Mix until combined
  6. Knead until elastic - 10 min, dough hook
  7. Grease a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Transfer dough to large mixing bowl
  9. Cover with plastic wrap
  10. Let rise until doubled - 1 hr
  11. Add red onion to a clean small bowl
  12. Sauté in frying pan until soft
  13. Grease a clean baking sheet
  14. Turn out content of large mixing bowl onto baking sheet
  15. Flatten
  16. Cover with plastic wrap
  17. Let rise - 30 min
  18. Pre-heat oven - 200°C
  19. Cover content of baking sheet with onions
  20. Sprinkle with fresh rosemary
  21. Drizzle with olive oil
  22. Sprinkle with sea salt
  23. Bake until light golden - 30 min, 200°C
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