Chipotle Focaccia with Garlic-Onion Topping
Total TimePrep: 1-1/4 hours + rising Bake: 20 min.
- 1 cup water (70° to 80°)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
- 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 6 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1/4 teaspoon plus 7 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 2 large onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
- 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Chopped chives, optional
- In bread machine pan, place the first 6 ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1-2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
- When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Punch down dough; cover and let rest for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, place garlic in a small microwave-safe bowl. Drizzle with 1/4 teaspoon oil. Microwave on high for 20-60 seconds or until softened. Mash the garlic.
- Roll dough into a 12x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to a well-greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise in a warm place until slightly risen, about 20 minutes.
- With fingertips, make several dimples over top of dough. Brush dough with 1 tablespoon oil. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onions in remaining oil until tender. Add the chipotle peppers, salt and mashed garlic; saute 2-3 minutes longer. Sprinkle over dough.
- Bake until golden brown, 10-15 minutes longer. If desired, top with chopped chives. Cut into serving portions; serve warm.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled focaccia squares in freezer containers, separating layers with waxed paper. To use, reheat squares on an ungreased baking sheet in a preheated 400° oven until heated through.
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Nutrition Facts1 slice: 159 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Oct 2, 2018
This is so good! I cannot wait until I can make this again.
Mar 6, 2012
Made for a potluck. It was gone! It was a bit more spicy than I was expecting but very good. I also used premade pizza dough, decreased the onions to 3, and added a little mozzarella cheese. Very good!
Feb 7, 2012
Not worth the effort. The dough was very sticky and I had to add approx. 1/3 cup more flour. Way too many onions- I threw away some of the sauteed onions because there were too many - using 3 large onions might even be too much. The onions made the top of the bread soggy as well. I had over half of it left over after Super Bowl so I threw it away. If I made this again, I would only make the bread and top it with other stuff.