Focaccia bread is like a blank canvas for your culinary creativity. It’s a chewy, flavorful flatbread that pairs well with any sandwich filling and can also be used in place of pizza crust or pita bread. From simple sandwiches to antipasto platters, we’re sharing seven delicious ways to serve focaccia bread at every meal of the day. In this blog we will tell you some easy and simple ways to serve Focaccia bread with!
Focaccia Bread is used in a Caprese Panini Sandwich
In this recipe, the focaccia bread is served in a sandwich. Make sure that your focaccia is fresh. You can make it yourself or buy one from your local bakery.
Cut 1/4 inch slices of fresh mozzarella cheese and lay them on top of the bread. Then add thinly sliced basil leaves and drizzle balsamic vinegar over it all. Add salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
Focaccia Bread is used to make Prosciutto and Arugula Sandwiches.
Focaccia bread is a perfect base for sandwiches because it is soft enough to absorb the flavours of the sandwich yet sturdy enough to hold up. If you want something that’s even more portable, you can slice your bread into squares and pack them in zip-lock bags. This will make it easier for you to pack for lunch and save money by not buying individually wrapped sandwiches every day!
Prosciutto and arugula are a classic combination that works well with almost any focaccia bread recipe. You can add prosciutto slices or chunks of fresh mozzarella cheese if desired. We recommend using focaccia bread cut into triangle shapes rather than rectangular pieces since there are fewer edges when making triangular sandwiches than square ones (therefore less chance of picking up any unwanted toppings).
Served With Soup or Salad
Focaccia bread makes a delicious appetizer or side dish. Cut the bread into squares and serve with soup or salad to serve focaccia as an appetiser.
For example, you could pair focaccia with a bowl of tomato bisque for lunch or dinner. For breakfast, serve it alongside scrambled eggs and bacon for your family’s weekend brunch. The possibilities are endless!
The type of bread you use to make focaccia will dictate how long it takes to cook (and whether or not you’ll need to bake it). You can use the ready made dough rolls instead of homemade dough if time is short. However, when you are using the toppings along with baking. You must ensure that time taken will be long.
Toasted with Butter and Served with Eggs
Toast the focaccia bread until golden brown. Spread with butter and place two eggs on top. Serve with a side of breakfast potatoes or fresh fruit salad.
Vegetarian Meze Platter
A vegetarian meze platter is a popular way to serve focaccia bread. It means “appetizers”, and it’s a collection of small dishes served in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries.
Here is an example of a vegetarian meze platter:
- Vegetable Stuffed Tomatoes – tomatoes stuffed with veggies and cheese
- Shrimp Puffs – seafood puffs filled with shrimp salad
- Feta Cheese With Mint Jelly – feta cheese mixed with fresh mint jelly (you can also use fresh basil)
Focaccia bread is one of the most versatile and easy-to-make bread. There are so many different ways to enjoy it, whether you want it with soup or salad, as an antipasto platter topping or served alongside eggs. It can also be used as a base for many different sandwiches and pizzas. Focaccia Bread should be part of any bread baker’s repertoire!