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Flax Focaccia Recipe

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Joan McCollum


1 cup - warm water
1 teaspoon - sugar
1 tablespoon - yeast
2 cups - unbleached all purpose flour
cup - milled roasted flax seed
1 tablespoon - whole roasted flax seed
1 teaspoon - salt
2 tablespoons - olive oil
1 tablespoon - corn flower (finely ground cornmeal)
2 tablespoons - olive oil
2 tablespoons - whole roasted flax seed
fresh pepper

1. In a bowl combine water, sugar and yeast. Stir to dissolve.
2. In a large bowl mix flour, flaxseeds,salt.
3. Add yeast mixture and oil. Mix well until it forms a soft dough.
4. Knead dough on a floured surface until no longer sticky.
5. Place dough in a well greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
6. Spray a cookie sheet with non stick spray and sprinkle with cornmeal.
7. Punch down dough and form into a ball.
8. Press down with fingers to form a 12 inch circle. Cover and let rise until doubled.
9. Preheat oven to 400 F.
10. Make depressions with fingers in dough about 2 inches apart.
11. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with whole roasted golden flax seed and fresh pepper.
12. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until slightly browned.
13. Cut into 8 wedges.

Variation: sprinkle with 3 tablespoons Parmesan Cheese, fresh rosemary and/or sliced olives.




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