Easy cheesy bread

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PREP TIME

45 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 10 min

Makes

16 servings

Easy cheesy bread

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar
  • 1/2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 1/4 tsp coarse salt , or pinch regular salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Lightly grease a pizza pan or large baking sheet. Without trying to completely cover pan surface, evenly pat out dough until 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick. Spread oil over top of dough. Evenly sprinkle with cheese, hot red pepper flakes and salt.
  • Let rise, uncovered, until doubled, from 15 to 30 minutes. Then, using your index finger, poke holes in bread right down to pan, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart. Bake in centre of preheated oven until golden, about 25 minutes. Slide bread off pan and onto a cooling rack.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 136,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.6 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 227 mg.

Focaccia style

Replace cheddar with 1/2 cup (125 mL) Parmesan cheese. Omit hot red pepper flakes. Sprinkle with 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) rosemary or Italian seasonings.