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Focaccina with Roasted Garlic, Scallions, and Provolone

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This delicious recipe for focaccina with roasted garlic, scallions, and provolone is courtesy of Mario Batali and has been adapted for "The Martha Stewart Show."

  • Servings: 6

Source: Radio, May Spring 2008

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan.

  2. Divide dough into 2 pieces. Flour a rolling pin and roll each piece into a rectangular shape about 12 inches long, 6 to 7 inches wide, and 1/4 inch thick.

  3. Place one piece of dough on grill and cook until bottom is golden brown, about 2 minutes. Turn dough and continue cooking on opposite side until golden, about 2 minutes more. Transfer dough to a cutting board. Repeat process with remaining dough.

  4. Let dough stand for 2 minutes before using a serrated knife to cut foccacina horizontally in half. Spread one half of each with garlic paste and sprinkle over rosemary. Place provolone on remaining halves and sprinkle with scallions. Sandwich halves together and wrap each sandwich tightly with foil. Grill, turning once, until sandwiches are hot and cheese is melted, 5 to 6 minutes.

  5. Unwrap sandwiches and cut crosswise into 1 1/2-inch wide strips using a serrated knife. Serve immediately.

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  • soupg
    12 AUG, 2008
    Made this with mozzarella cheese, sun dried tomatoes and pesto as the base. Came out great. serve with a salad and its a great summer meal. I can see making this anytime to go with pasta as a side or appetizer .Once you get the dough made you can add anything to this. Easy to make and alot more economical than buying a Focaccina. Thanks Mario
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  • burrumbe
    24 JUL, 2008
    Hello! I just saw the video and at this time it played perfect. I have to say that at the beginning of my internet recipe search sesion(laughs) I couldn't see it either, so I went to the archive, did some searching and found the show: April 30,2008: Mario Batali. It sure is a good and easy recipe. I sure enjoyed it.
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  • GLT
    4 MAY, 2008
    Love this recipe. Made it this weekend for friends and all thought it was great. served one as written and the other I did not stuff but sliced after grilling and served with flavored olive oil.
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  • MS10910681
    2 MAY, 2008
    I would like to watch the video but it doesn't play. Can someone please fix that.
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  • pachebo
    30 APR, 2008
    great recipe, and i am making it tonite. but the photo above is actually of mario's grilled mortadella .
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