Shortcut Olive Focaccia Bread Recipe
Perfect olive focaccia bread is easy to make with a simple recipe shortcut!
pitted kalamata olives
sliced in half
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In a round cake pan, brush 2 tablespoons of olive oil all over the bottom of the pan. Evenly sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cornmeal on top.
Place the dough into the prepared pan and gently press to the edges to cover the bottom of the pan. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rest for 30 minutes.
In a small saucepan, heat the remaining olive oil and garlic cloves until the garlic becomes fragrant. Remove from heat.
Gently dimple the dough with your fingers and then press the olives into the top of the dough. Sprinkle with the Italian seasoning, freshly ground black pepper, and the Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Slice and serve immediately.