Easy Bread: Basil Focaccia with Golden Tomatoes

November 8, 2013

Salty, fluffy focaccia with basil and rich tomato sounds like an excellent bread for the dinner table. Focaccia dough is simple and gives you plenty of time to prep ingredients. Whip up this basil focaccia recipe from The Yellow House the next time you're looking for an exciting bread option.

Basil Focaccia with Summer Tomatoes

    1 1/2 cups warm water
    1 tablespoon active dry yeast
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
    1 cup sweet basil, roughly chopped
    2 teaspoons fine-grained or kosher salt
    1/2 cup olive oil (plus more for drizzling)
    About 2 pounds tomatoes–heirloom varieties such as Cherokee Purple work nicely here–sliced about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick
    Coarse salt, such as Maldon, for sprinkling

For full recipe instructions, click here.

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