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Homemade Focaccia Bread



  • 1 Jar Vero Gusto Tomato Basil
  • 2.2 lb. of bread flour
  • 25 oz. water
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 oz. honey
  • 2 oz. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup Romano cheese, grated
  • Sea Salt, to taste


  1. Mix room temperature water with honey and yeast, let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine bread flour, olive oil and 25 ounces of water until incorporated but not yet smooth. Add 2 ounces of olive oil and 1 TBSP salt, mixing for two minutes. Let rest one hour at room temperature. Lightly coat dough with oil and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
  3. The next day place dough on a generously oiled 13x9 inch pan, flatten to 1 inch thickness. Let dough rise again for about 2 hours at room temperature.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees until light brown, about 13-15 minutes.
  5. Remove from pan and place on a rack to cool.
  6. Top with Vero Gusto sauce, oregano and Romano cheese and bake again for five minutes. Serve hot.

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