Roast Beef with Onion Relish on Focaccia

Roast Beef with Onion Relish on Focaccia


Onion Relish

  • 3 cups narrowly wedged white onions
  • 2 cups julienne cut green, red and yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • 1 1/2 frozen wheat bread dough, thawed and soft
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup minced white onions
  • 1 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 8 ounces spinach leaves
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 pounds roast beef, sliced


  1. Onion Relish: Toss onion wedges and julienne peppers with Italian dressing, basil and pepper. Marinate in refrigerator overnight.
  2. Focaccia: Roll out dough to fit bottom of 15 x 10-inch pan. Place dough in oiled pan, oil top and set in warm place until it rises about 1-inch in pan. Oil top again and sprinkle with minced onions and thyme. Make impressions in dough about 1-inch apart.
  3. Bake on high rack at 400 degrees F for 16 to 20 minutes or until golden.
  4. Cut 8 squares and split. Fill squares with spinach, tomatoes and roast beef. Top with onion relish.

Yield: 24 servings

Nutrition Information: Per serving: About 512 cal, 36 g pro, 57 g carb, 17 g fat, 29% cal from fat, 69 mg chol, 675 mg sod, 6 g fiber

Recipe and photo used with permission from: National Onion Association