Appetizers & Side Dishes

Cheese & Rosemary Focaccia

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 10 min  |  Servings: 10  |  Calories: 192
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Cheese & Rosemary Focaccia
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min

Nothing quite beats the striking fragrance of rosemary, garlic and cheese baking in the oven. A sprinkling of Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella & Provolone Cheese on top of your focaccia creation seals in all of the wonderful flavors in this recipe and makes for the perfect appetizer!

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary leaves, divided
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella & Provolone Cheese
  • 1 large loaf oval or round focaccia bread
  • 1/4 tsp. each: kosher or coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Combine 1/4 cup oil, garlic and 1/4 cup rosemary in a medium bowl. Add cheese, tossing lightly to coat. Arrange bread on a baking sheet covered with foil. Poke holes all over surface of bread with a fork. Brush 1 tablespoon olive oil mixture over surface of bread. Spoon cheese mixture over bread.
  2. Bake in a preheated 450°F oven 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, for dipping sauce, combine remaining oil, rosemary, salt and pepper in a small serving bowl, Cut bread into squares or long slices; serve warm with dipping sauce.

Serving Size 10

Calories 192

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 17.20g 26%
Sat. Fat 5.00g 27%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.20g
Cholesterol 19mg 7%
Sodium 199mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 66RE
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 151mg 15%
Iron 1mg 6%