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Spelt and kamut focaccia bread stuffed with leeks (Recipe also in English on OPSD blog) This healthy bread uses kamut flour and spelt meal to make a delicious snack. It contain leeks, raisin, Parmesan Cheese, olives and a light brushing of extra virgin oil, this savory focaccia is just delicious!
CUCINA: Italian
  • For the dough

  • 250 g of kamut flour
  • 250 g of spelt flour
  • 5 g of brewer’s yeast
  • 380/300 ml of lukewarm water
  • a pinch of sugar
  • a pinch of salt

  • For the stuffing

  • 500 g of leeks
  • just enough raisin
  • 80 g of Parmesan Cheese
  • just enough green olives
  • just enough black olives
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt
  • extra virgin olive oil
  1. This focaccia dough has to be prepared one day in advance.
  2. In a cup, crush the yeast. Add the sugar and 100 ml of lukewarm water and mix well with a fork until the yeast will be dissolved. Allow it to initiate.
  3. In a bowl, sift the two flours and the salt.
  4. Add the water with the yeast and combine well. Add to the dough also the remaining water, little by little.
  5. Knead with your hands for some minutes, until the dough is smooth and homogeneous.
  6. Place the dough in a greased bowl.
  7. Cover it with a damp rag, or cling film, and keep in the fridge overnight.
  8. The following morning, take the dough out of the fridge and let it rise at room temperature.
  9. When its volume has doubled, knead the dough for a few minutes. Let it rise again, at room temperature, for others 30 mins.
  10. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 200°C.
  11. Prepare the stuffing
  12. Wash the leeks and cut them into thin round slices.
  13. In a non-stick pan heat a trickle of oil, add the leeks and sauté until they are shiny and tender.
  14. At this point, add the raisin, soaked in lukewarm water and drained. Mix and cook for some minutes.
  15. Spread the surface of the focaccia with abundant grated Parmesan Cheese.
  16. Put the leek slices and some olives on it.
  17. Break the bay leaves and put them on the focaccia.
  18. Drizzle with oil and bake for about 25/0 mins
  19. Serve your focaccia hot or lukewarm with a few more olives and a fresh mixed salad.
  20. Enjoy!!
Recipe by OPSD Il gustoso food blog at https://www.opsd.it/focaccia-kamut-farro-porri/