Flatbread Provençal
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Flatbread Provençal

Invite the flavors of Provence into your kitchen with this simple flatbread topped with herbed cheese, olives, tomatoes, and a vibrant homemade pistou.

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Ingredients For

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    Oil & oilseeds
    PDO Vallée des Baux-de-Provence Olive Oil
    3 Tbsp See the article
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cups
  • 2.50 ounces
  • Olives
    Fruits & Vegetables
    Nyons Black Olives PDO
    0.50 cup See the article

Arrange the oven rack to the top position and preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Brush a baking sheet with oil.

Lightly flour the counter. Roll the pizza dough out until it is a rustic oval about 17 inches long and 8 inches wide. Transfer the dough to the prepared baking sheet.

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    Lightly brush with oil and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Use a fork to prick the dough all over. Bake until the crust is golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

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    Mash the garlic with 1/8 teaspoon salt in a mortar and pestle until it is a paste. Tear the basil leaves into the garlic and mash, in batches, into a paste. Pour in the oil and stir until mixed.

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    Drizzle with the pistou, chop the cherry tomatoes in half.

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    Dollop the cheese on the flatbread and then spread with a small offset spatula or knife. Scatter the pitted and roughly chopped olives and tomatoes on top.

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    Savoy cabbage
    Savoy cabbage
    Fleur de sel de Guérande sea salt PGI
    Fleur de sel de Guérande sea salt PGI
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