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Pear and Rosemary Focaccia with Fontina Cheese

Here’s a delightful appetizer to serve at a party - pear and rosemary focaccia with fontina cheese! Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
package (16 ounces) white bread mix with yeast
1 1/4
cups very warm water (120º to 130º)
1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
1
medium unpeeled red or green pear, thinly sliced
16
slices Fontina cheese, cut in half
Fresh rosemary sprigs, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Mix contents of flour pouch and yeast packet in large bowl. Stir in water and 2 tablespoons of the oil until dough is soft and leaves side of bowl.
  • 2 Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead about 5 minutes or until dough is smooth and springy, sprinkling with additional flour as necessary if sticky. Cover with large bowl; let rest 5 minutes.
  • 3 Grease large cookie sheet or 12-inch pizza pan with small amount of oil. Press dough into 12-inch circle on cookie sheet. Cover loosely with plastic wrap lightly sprayed with cooking spray and let rise in warm place about 30 minutes or until double.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375º. Gently make depressions in dough about 1 inch apart with fingers or handle of wooden spoon. Carefully brush with remaining oil. Sprinkle with rosemary. Arrange pear slices on dough.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or cool. To serve, cut focaccia into 16 wedges. Alternate focaccia wedges with slices of cheese on serving platter. Garnish with rosemary sprigs.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

We love the flavor of Fontina cheese with the focaccia, but you can also use 8 slices of provolone cheese, cut in half.

Use your hands to press the dough into a circle, or use a rolling pin.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
100
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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