Fougasse (Provençal flatbread with fresh herbs)

Fougasse (Provençal flatbread with fresh herbs)

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

15 min

Resting

70 min

Ingredients

2Servings
3⅓ g
rosemary
3⅓ g
thyme
3⅓ g
fresh yeast
116⅔ g
water
16⅔ g
olive oil
166⅔ g
flour
3⅓ g
salt
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Utensils

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

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Nutrition per serving

Cal386
Fat9 g
Protein9 g
Carb65 g
  • Step 1/4

    Mince rosemary and thyme.
    • 3⅓ g rosemary
    • 3⅓ 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.
    • 3⅓ g fresh yeast
    • 116⅔ g water
    • 16⅔ g olive oil
    • 166⅔ g flour
    • 3⅓ 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!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fougasse (Provençal flatbread with fresh herbs)

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