Olive Focaccia with Roasted Bell Pepper Dip

Olive Focaccia with Roasted Bell Pepper Dip

Looking for baked appetizer using Pillsbury® Refrigerated White Home-style Loaf? Then check out these great olive focaccia with cheese and roasted bell peppers dip.

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tablespoons olive oil
(1 lb. 1.4-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated White Homestyle Loaf
cup coarsely chopped, pitted kalamata olives
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
(8-oz.) container light cream cheese with roasted garlic
(7.25-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottom only of 15x10x1-inch baking pan with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Remove dough from can; carefully unroll dough. Cut in half crosswise. Place side by side in greased pan.
  2. With fingertips, make indentations over both halves. Brush 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil on each half of dough. Sprinkle with olives; press lightly into dough Sprinkle evenly with rosemary and oregano.
  3. Bake at 400°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove focaccia from pan; place on wire rack. Cool 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in food processor bowl with metal blade, combine cream cheese and roasted peppers; process until smooth. Place in small serving bowl.
  5. Cut each focaccia in half lengthwise; cut each half crosswise into 8 strips. Place strips on serving platter with dip.
Makes 16 servings
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Recipe Fact
Focaccia is an Italian flatbread that sometimes has a dimpled appearance. Before it is baked, the loaf is brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with coarse salt and fresh rosemary. Our recipe is made with refrigerated dough and is topped with dried herbs and olives.
Kitchen Tip
This focaccia is a moist, flavorful bread that is great for sandwiches. Slice the loaf into rectangles and then split each piece horizontally.
Make-Ahead Tip
To reheat focaccia, wrap it in foil. Bake at 375°F. for 4 to 6 minutes.
Recipe Variation
To make Classic Focaccia, omit the chopped olives and sprinkle the surface of the dough lightly with coarse sea salt or kosher salt.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.