Harissa Focaccia Bread

Put an ethnic twist on traditional focaccia bread with this harissa-seasoned bread recipe. Tunisian harissa seasoning gives this dense bread a spicy and robust flavor, making it perfect to serve with deli meats and cheese or to dip into a harissa-based dip or spread for more zip.

Harissa Focaccia Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Cane Sugar, Organic
  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Table Grind Sea Salt
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon Frontier Harissa Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix yeast, sugar and water. Let sit about 10 minutes, or until milky.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt and 1 tablespoon Harissa Seasoning. Create a well in the middle of the mixture.
  3. Once the yeast mixture is ready, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and yeast mixture into the well. When dough has pull together, place in a bowl and add 1 tablespoon olive oil, and slightly knead into the dough (about 1 to 2 minutes). Cover dough with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place for at least 20 minutes.
  4. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  5. When dough is ready, knead for about a minute, and then place on a greased baking sheet. Pat into a 1/2-inch thick circle. Brush with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon Harissa Seasoning and cheeses. Pat down the cheese.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  7. Serve with your favorite deli meats and cheese for a delicious treat!

Total Time: 30 min | Hands-on Time: 15 min | Yield: 16 servings

Recipe and photo used with permission: Frontier Co-op

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