Focaccia Bread


This homemade focaccia bread is a wonderful alternative to garlic bread. Lots of herbs and lots of flavor!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 cup mozzarella

  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Combine flour, yeast, salt, sugar, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, basil, and black pepper in a large bowl. Add water and vegetable oil, then mix until dough comes together.

  2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic. Lightly oil a large bowl; place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place for 20 minutes.

  3. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

  4. Punch dough down and place on prepared baking sheet. Pat into a 1/2 inch thick rectangle. Brush top with olive oil and sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

  5. Bake in the preheated until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Cut into 12 pieces and serve warm.

    high angle looking at a cutting board of focaccia bread with a few sliced
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

171 Calories
6g Fat
23g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 171
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 253mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 69mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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