Rosemary Focaccia Bread Recipe topped with olive oil and flaky sea salt | #focaccia #bread #italian #side #vegetarian #baking
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Rosemary Focaccia Bread Recipe

Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bread


  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ⅓ cup warm water 105°F
  • 1 ¼ tsp flaky sea salt
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


  • flaky salt
  • 2-3 sprigs rosemary leaves
  • extra virgin olive oil


  • In a large mixing bowl add your active dry yeast and warm water. Give it a stir
  • Add in the salt, olive oil, and flour. Mix until the dough starts to form
  • Knead the dough in your mixer or by hand until its smooth and pulls away from the bowl. Should take 5 minutes by hand.
  • Lightly oil a medium sized bowl with the extra virgin olive oil. Form the dough into a ball and place it into the bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap or a damp towel. Let it sit in a warm area around 75° for 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  • Lightly oil a sheet pan and add some flaky salt also
  • Place the dough on the pan and gently spread it out to cover the pan. Cover the dough and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Uncover the dough and drizzle more olive oil on top. Use your fingers to poke dents into the dough
  • Sprinkle on some sea salt and fresh rosemary
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes rotating it halfway until light golden brown
  • Enjoy!