Focaccia Bread

Ingredients for Bread: 
• 2 cups almond flour 
• 7 ounces dry curd cottage cheese (aka farmer’s cheese) 
• 1 teaspoon baking soda 
• ¼ teaspoon salt 
• ½ teaspoon coarse black pepper 
• ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese 
• 3 eggs 
• 3 tablespoons butter, melted (substitute smart balance) 
• 2 scallion sprigs, finely sliced 
Ingredients for Topping: 
• ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt 
• 1 tablespoon finely grated Cheddar cheese 
• 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 

Directions: 
Preheat the oven to 375 F. Grease a 9 by 13 inch baking dish. To make the bread, mix together the bread ingredients in a food processor until well blended. Remove from the blender and spread out in the greased baking dish. To make the topping, combine the topping ingredients and mix well. Sprinkle topping over the bread. Place in the oven and bake until the edges brown, 30 to 40 minutes. Allow to cool and then cut into sandwich squares. 
Yields Approximately 20 squares, depending on size 
Recommendation: 
Watch the oven carefully, the bread might cook faster than the anticipated time, check it after 20 minutes


From: Recipes from the Specific Carbohydrate Diet by Raman Prasad