Focaccia is a hardy bread seasoned with the meditteranean flavors of olive oil and takes a lot of heat in order to bake making it the perfect fit for a scorching hot pizza oven especially when covered in your favorite toppings.
Honey mustard chicken pizza. Bake the focaccia pizza. Top the focaccia with the marinara sauce cheese and pizza toppings. Spread 12 cup of the tomato sauce over the dough. Its often described as a flat bread or italian flat bread.
Spread the focaccia with the marinara sauce then scatter with the meatballs. Not to mention with enough olive oil and salt even a not great focaccia is still pretty tasty. What is focaccia bread. Let cool garnish slice and serve.
However this flat bread can easily resemble a pizza depending on what toppings you choose. Brush the focaccia with the olive oil on the pan. Traditional focaccia is an italian yeast bread. Plus it is a great beginner bread for inexperienced bakers as the dough is fairly simple to prepare and work with.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees f. Tear the mozzarella slices and scatter them over the meatballs. Cover the dough with plastic and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size about 1 hour. But pizza dough uses very little yeast giving you a thin flat crust.
In a medium bowl combine the tomatoes garlic and salt and pepper to taste. However focaccia uses more which makes the dough rise higher and gives it a fluffier texture. Focaccia is in my own words a thick pizza bread seasoned with herbs andor vegetables. Both focaccia and pizza dough are made with flour oil salt water and yeast.
Transfer the focaccia bread from the pan onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake until the focaccia pizza is golden brown around the edges and the cheese has melted 17 to 20 minutes. Return the focaccia to the oven for an additional 5 minutes until the cheese is melted. Meanwhile finely grate 1 ounce parmesan cheese about 12 packed cup and tear 4 large fresh basil leaves.
Focaccia is also dimpled with fingers which helps the bread maintain its moisture. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 4250f. Slice and serve immediately.