Mediterranean Focaccia

Mediterranean Focaccia

Serves : 4 portion

DID YOU KNOW

Touted as one of the most popular street foods of Italy, Focaccia is loved by many across the world. Its versatile ability to blend in with other flavours is what makes it unique. Our Mediterranean take on Focaccia bread is an absolute must-try and can be eaten either as a breakfast option, meal or midday snack.

SERVES
4 portion

Ingredients

  • 1 Burnt Garlic & Olive or Pomodorro Focaccia 
  • 1 Jar, Sorrentina’s Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto 
  • 1 Aubergine 
  • 1 Green or Yellow Zucchini
  • 1 Red or Yellow Bell pepper
  • 2-3 Basil leaves
  • 10ml, Olive Oil
  • 2gms, Salt 
  • 2gms, Pepper 
  • 1 Pinch Oregano
  • 1 tsp, Balsamic Reduction
  • 2 tbsp, Burrata or Stracciatella Cheese
  • 10gms, Arugula
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Preparation

For Roasted Vegetables

  • Cut all vegetables into 1cm slices
  • Marinate them in Salt, Pepper and Oregano and rest them for 3-4 minutes
  • Roast the vegetables on a flat griddle till they get a nice char and smoky flavour
  • Transfer the vegetables to a bowl, add in the Basil leaves and Balsamic reduction and toss well

For layering the Focaccia Sandwich

  • Slice the Focaccia bread vertically and divide it into 4 portions
  • Toast the sides of the Focaccia
  • Spread Sorrentina’s All-Purpose Tomato Sauce on bottom up sides
  • Layer one side of Focaccia bread with slices of Eggplant, Zucchini and Bell Peppers
  • Add a dollop of Stracciatella or Burrata Cheese
  • Season with Salt and Pepper
  • Sprinkle Arugula Leaves and close the Focaccia bread from the other side
  • Apply Olive Oil and grill the Focaccia bread until the sides are golden brown
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