Monday, May 20, 2013

Former Friar's Foccaccia

This past weekend Hubby and I were invited to one of Former Friar's amazing parties.  I cannot tell you how nice it was to go to a party attended only by adults.  We all got to caught up on daily life and got to chat about upcoming vacation plans and not once did a wee one interrupt us. Along with the socialization Former Friar put out an amazing spread of food! Everything she made was wonderful but the stuffed focaccia was really a standout. Thanks to Former Friar's generosity I have included the recipe below. I highly recommend you give it a try for your next get together!

Former Friar's Stuffed Focaccia

1 (9-ounce) round loaf focaccia bread
3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
4 ounces thinly sliced Muenster cheese
1 (6-ounce) package fresh arugula
1/4 cup bottled roasted red bell peppers, drained
2 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette*

  1. Cut bread in half horizontally, using a serrated knife. Top bottom bread half with prosciutto and next 3 ingredients. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette; cover with top bread half. Wrap in aluminum foil; place on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until warm. Cut focaccia into six wedges. Serve immediately.
*Balsamic Vinaigrette*
    ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
    1 tablespoon light soy sauce
    1½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
    1½ tablespoon honey
    3 tablespoons nonfat Greek yogurt
    ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    Mix well and refrigerate.

Another good addition to your next party is a bottle of Effen vodka. No need to actually drink it just giggly at the bottle!


  1. That recipe sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Yum. Effen also makes a killer Cucumber Vodka! And you can still giggle at the name.

  3. The recipes look amazing. And I would totally drink the vodka!


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