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Roasted Red Pepper Fougasse


Equipment:  mixing bowl, sieve, spoon, measuring jug, rolling pin, knife, baking tray, pastry brush, cooling rack

Ingredients: 200g strong flour; tsp salt; 1 tsp sugar; 7g pack fast action dried yeast; 120ml warm water; roasted red pepper, your favourite herb (basil, thyme, oregano etc.), olive oil



  1. Preheat the oven to 220C, gas mark 7.
  2. Sift together the flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. Stir in the yeast and sugar.
  4. Add the warm water and mix into a ball of dough.
  5. Transfer ball of dough onto work surface and knead for 10 minutes.
  6. Roll out the dough to make an oval shape.
  7. Make slits down one half.
  8. Cut the roasted red pepper into strips and arrange over the other half of the dough.
  9. Sprinkle with your favourite herb and some coarse sea salt.
  10. Fold the slit half over the peppers and crimp the two sides together.
  11. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with more herbs.
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  13. Allow to cool before slicing.



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