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Garlic Parmesan Focaccia Bread

Garlic Parmesan Focaccia Bread is crisp, yet soft and chewy inside with the most perfect hint of garlic and Parmesan cheese. This easy homemade bread is perfect for sandwiches, dipping in soup, or serving with your favorite pasta dish. 
Course: Bread/Muffins, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: garlic parmesan focaccia bread
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 pieces
Author: Heather


  • 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • teaspoons dry active yeast , 1 package
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt, plus more for topping
  • 1 tablespoon dry minced garlic
  • cups warm water
  • ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for topping
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley


  • In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, yeast, sugar, salt and garlic. Mix together well.
  • Stir in the warm water and olive oil until it is all completely mix together. Cover with a clean towel or plastic wrap and place in a warm area for 30-45 minutes and until doubled in size.
  • Once the dough has risen, turn it over into a olive oil greased 9x13 baking dish. Spread and push the dough to the edges of the dish. Using your fingertips, dimple the dough. .
  • Drizzle with about a tablespoon of extra olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, parsley, and extra salt. Cover dough and place back in warm area.
  • Preheat the oven 375°F.
  • Once the oven is preheated, uncover dough and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Let the bread rest and cool for 10 minutes before slicing.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 424mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg
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