Make this easy Focaccia Bread as a simple side dish! It's the perfect no knead bread with herbs and olive oil and it's become one of our favorite recipes!
Course Side Dish
Keyword bread, focaccia, olive oil, side dish
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Rising Time 45minutes
Total Time 1hour25minutes
Author Dorothy Kern
1envelope(2 1/4 teaspoons) rapid rise or fast acting yeastNOT active dry yeast
1 2/3cupsvery warm waterbetween 120°-130°F
Grease a 9x13-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray or oil.
Mix flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to the water, then add the wet ingredients to the dry, stirring until well mixed. Press into prepapred pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Using the handle of a wooden spoon, poke multiple holes into the dough. Drizzle remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil over dough. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Cover again and let rise additional 15 minutes. Bake 30 to 35 minutes until lightly browned.