Fougasse (Provençal flatbread with fresh herbs)

Based on 4 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
70
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
10 g rosemary
10 g thyme
10 g fresh yeast
350 g water
50 g olive oil
500 g flour
10 g salt
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • bowl
  • kitchen towel
  • oven
  • bench scraper
  • ovenproof pot

Nutrition per serving

Cal
386
Protein
9 g
Fat
9 g
Carb
65 g
  • Step 1/4

    Mince rosemary and thyme.
    • 10 g rosemary
    • 10 g thyme
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Mince rosemary and thyme.

  • Step 2/4

    Mix fresh yeast and water together in a bowl. Add olive oil, flour, chopped herbs, and salt. Knead on a floured surface, then form into a round ball and transfer to a bowl. Dust with flour, cover with a kitchen towel, and let rise for 1 hr.
    • 10 g fresh yeast
    • 350 g water
    • 50 g olive oil
    • 500 g flour
    • 10 g salt
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • bowl
    • kitchen towel

    Mix fresh yeast and water together in a bowl. Add olive oil, flour, chopped herbs, and salt. Knead on a floured surface, then form into a round ball and transfer to a bowl. Dust with flour, cover with a kitchen towel, and let rise for 1 hr.

  • Step 3/4

    Preheat the oven to 230°C/445°F. Divide the dough into 6 pieces, being careful not to knock the air out of the dough. Slice down the middle of the dough, then make two more cuts in a fan shape, coming out of center. Use your fingers to slightly pull the cuts apart. Transfer the fougasse to an ovenproof pot and bake for approx. 15 min.
    • oven
    • bench scraper
    • ovenproof pot

    Preheat the oven to 230°C/445°F. Divide the dough into 6 pieces, being careful not to knock the air out of the dough. Slice down the middle of the dough, then make two more cuts in a fan shape, coming out of center. Use your fingers to slightly pull the cuts apart. Transfer the fougasse to an ovenproof pot and bake for approx. 15 min.

  • Step 4/4

    Let cool for approx. 10 min. before slicing, if desired. Serve and enjoy!

    Let cool for approx. 10 min. before slicing, if desired. Serve and enjoy!