Focaccia with onions

Focaccia with onions

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Ruby Goss

Ruby Goss

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

25 min

Resting

90 min

Ingredients

2Servings
white onions
red onions
¼ tbsp
dry yeast
92 ml
water (divided)
¼ tsp
sugar
140 g
flour
tbsp
olive oil (divided)
tsp
salt (divided)
oil for greasing
olive oil for brushing
Maldon sea salt flakes
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Utensils

stand mixer with dough hook attachment, plastic wrap, large bowl, cutting board, knife, baking sheet, oven, pastry brush

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Nutrition per serving

Cal329
Fat8 g
Protein10 g
Carb52 g
  • Step 1/7

    In the bowl of a stand mixer, stir yeast, some of the water, and sugar together and let sit for approx. 5 min. Add flour and some of the olive oil and mix on low speed, using a dough hook attachment. Increase the speed and mix for another 2. – 3 min., or until it reaches the consistency of a thick batter. Let mixture rest approx. 10 min.
    • ¼ tbsp dry yeast
    • 80 ml water
    • ¼ tsp sugar
    • 140 g flour
    • ¾ tbsp olive oil
    • stand mixer with dough hook attachment

    In the bowl of a stand mixer, stir yeast, some of the water, and sugar together and let sit for approx. 5 min. Add flour and some of the olive oil and mix on low speed, using a dough hook attachment. Increase the speed and mix for another 2. – 3 min., or until it reaches the consistency of a thick batter. Let mixture rest approx. 10 min.

  • Step 2/7

    Add part of the salt, increase the mixing speed and mix until the dough becomes smooth and silky, approx. 10 min.
    • ¼ tsp salt

    Add part of the salt, increase the mixing speed and mix until the dough becomes smooth and silky, approx. 10 min.

  • Step 3/7

    Place dough in an oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let rise for approx. 1 hr. or until it has doubled in size.
    • plastic wrap
    • large bowl

    Place dough in an oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let rise for approx. 1 hr. or until it has doubled in size.

  • Step 4/7

    In the meantime, halve the onions and slice into 0.5-cm./0.2-inch rings. Add to a bowl and toss with olive oil, water, and salt. Set aside.
    • white onions
    • red onions
    • tbsp olive oil
    • 12 ml water
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • large bowl
    • cutting board
    • knife

    In the meantime, halve the onions and slice into 0.5-cm./0.2-inch rings. Add to a bowl and toss with olive oil, water, and salt. Set aside.

  • Step 5/7

    Grease a baking sheet with olive oil. Carefully transfer the dough to the baking sheet and gently stretch it by pulling at the edges to cover the entire surface. The dough should be airy and stretch with ease.
    • olive oil for greasing
    • baking sheet

    Grease a baking sheet with olive oil. Carefully transfer the dough to the baking sheet and gently stretch it by pulling at the edges to cover the entire surface. The dough should be airy and stretch with ease.

  • Step 6/7

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cover the dough on the baking sheet with plastic wrap and leave to rest for approx. 30 min, until doubled in height.
    • oven
    • plastic wrap

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cover the dough on the baking sheet with plastic wrap and leave to rest for approx. 30 min, until doubled in height.

  • Step 7/7

    Drain onion rings. Using your fingertips, create dimples in the surface of the dough. Brush with olive oil, sprinkle on onions and Maldon sea salt flakes. Place in oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 25 min, or until golden. Serve warm and enjoy!
    • olive oil for brushing
    • Maldon sea salt flakes
    • pastry brush

    Drain onion rings. Using your fingertips, create dimples in the surface of the dough. Brush with olive oil, sprinkle on onions and Maldon sea salt flakes. Place in oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 25 min, or until golden. Serve warm and enjoy!

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    Focaccia with onions

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