Stuffed Vacation Focaccia

If it happens by no means baked bread earlier than, baking your focaccia is the gateway. It’s really easy and while you’re on the fourth consecutive meal of leftovers and might take it anymore, future you go to thanks for this stuffed vacation leftover focaccia!

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Guys, it’s the final recipe video of 2019! And we’re going out with a bang right here with the stuffed vacation leftover focaccia!

Speak about leveled up leftovers! I do know I do this sort of factor lots, a RECIPE?! however this time I’ve outdone myself.

However earlier than I get into that, I can’t even imagine how shortly these 12 months have whizzed by. I’ve gone to wonderful locations, met great folks and skilled as soon as in a lifetime alternative! And I can’t neglect the meals. All the excellent vegan meals I’ve dreamt up, eaten and manifested into actuality has been unreal. I do know 2020 goes to be much more scrumptious!

Okay again to this. I needed to finish the 12 months on a comforting carby excessive observe OBVI – so try this stuffed vacation leftover focaccia. It’s an incredible strategy to remodel all vacation leftovers ya received mendacity round after the large day.

What goes into the stuffed vacation leftover focaccia you’re questioning?! Properly, something you rattling please, however in my case I shoved mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, stuffed vegan turkey, and even the Hasselback broccoli – it’s all gettin’ used up!

The gravy dip is the one from the entire roasted cauliflower skillet recipe. Which I’m positive is now your vacation feast staple!
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Stuffed Vacation Focaccia

Stage up your leftovers with this stuffed vacation leftover focaccia stuffed with your fave vacation dishes. It is easy, spectacular and nice to feed a crowd.
Course: vacation, Fundamental Course
Delicacies American
Key phrase bread, dough, vacation
Servings 6 to eight servings
Writer Lauren Toyota


Focaccia Dough (tailored from that dough within the sizzling for meals cookbook)

  • 3 C all objective flour
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp fast rise yeast
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ C heat water (between 120°F and 130°F)
  • 1/4 C + 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • Maldon salt or flaky sea salt, for sprinkling on high
  • 1 tbsp contemporary rosemary (pulled off the stem) + additional entire sprigs for garnish

Vacation leftover fillings

  • 2 C very easy mashed potatoes, lukewarm
  • 2 leftover stuffed broccoli crowns, lukewarm & finely chopped
  • 2 to three parts cooked vegan stuffed turkey, lukewarm, sliced thinly (16 to 20 x 1/4-inch slices) (we used garden savory stuffed turkey)
  • half to three/Four C cranberry sauce, lukewarm

Gravy (makes about 1 half cups)

  • 1/4 C vegan butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • 1 tsp finely chopped contemporary rosemary
  • 1 tsp finely chopped contemporary thyme
  • 1/3 C low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • half C maple syrup
  • 1/4 C roasted tahini
  • 2 tbsp vegan Worcestershire
  • 1/4 C water (optionally available)


  • To make that dough, add all objective flour, granulated sugar, fast rise yeast, sea salt, and vegetable oil into the bowl of a stand mixer. Begin the mixer on low velocity and regularly add heat water in a gradual stream. Step by step improve the velocity and proceed to mix for about four to five minutes, till the dough cleans the edges of the bowl. Contact the dough and if it is too sticky add only one to 2 tablespoons of flour whereas persevering with to combine on medium velocity. The dough ought to be moist however should not stick an excessive amount of to your finger while you contact it. Cowl the bowl with a humid dish towel for about 10 minutes.
  • In a 9 x, 13-inch massive aluminum pan add 1/Four cup olive oil in an excellent layer to the underside of the pan. Roll out dough on a floured floor into an 18 x 12-inch rectangle. Rigorously switch the dough so half of the lengthy facet is contained in the pan and the opposite half is hanging out of the pan.
  • To assemble, use the again of a spoon to easily a skinny layer of mashed potatoes on simply the dough that is contained in the pan. Go away about 1/4-inch naked from the sides with no filling. Then add the chopped broccoli crowns of leftover veggies in an excellent layer. Then add the sliced vegan stuffed turkey and end with a skinny layer of cranberry sauce. Utilizing your palms, shortly life and fold the overhang of dough over the top of the fillings. Use your fingers to softly press across the edges to seal and gently dab the highest along with your fingers to make small imprints within the dough. Let the dough rise for about 1 hour or till doubled in dimension. Preheat your oven to 425°F about 20 minutes earlier than the dough is completed rising.
  • Earlier than inserting the focaccia within the oven, drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil on high and sprinkle with flaked salt and contemporary rosemary. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes till golden brown and cooked by way of. Let the focaccia cool for about 15 minutes earlier than eradicating from the pan and slicing.
  • To make the gravy, warm a saucepan over medium and add vegan butter. As soon as melted, add the minced garlic and shallow. Stir and cook dinner till softened, about 2 minutes. Then add nutmeg, celery salt, rosemary, and thyme and proceed to stir for an additional minute. Add soy sauce or tamari, maple syrup, tahini, and Worcestershire whisking till mixed nicely. Whisk often as you convey the gravy to a low simmer. As soon as it is effervescent, decrease warmth and proceed to simmer for 10 minutes. If the gravy sits too long otherwise you‘re reheating it, you possibly can add 1/Four cup water to skinny it out to succeed in an extra dippable or pourable consistency.
  • Slice the stuffed focaccia into thick strips alongside the size of the loaf and garnish with entire rosemary sprigs, if utilizing. Serve with gravy on the facet for dipping.
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