Keto ‘Focaccia’ with Garlic & Rosemary

This is an absolutely delicious ‘focaccia’. Follow the recipe exactly and you will not be disappointed! When we are all allowed to visit each other again, you can make this for a crowd and your non-keto guests will not even know the difference! Only 2g carbs per delicious square! Happy New Year everyone! xxxx

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Carbs 2g | Fat 7.1g | Protein 3g
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Keto 'Focaccia' with Garlic & Rosemary

Delicious keto focaccia with garlic and rosemary - your non-keto guests will not even know the difference! Only 2g carbs per delicious square!
Course Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine General
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12

Per serving

Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7.1g


For the focaccia

To finish the focaccia


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven). This is 200°C for conventional ovens (or 400°F / gas mark 6). Line a square baking dish with parchment paper (my dish was approx. 16 x 16cm)
  • Pour the warm, tepid water into a small bowl. The water should not be hot, it should be mild. Whisk in the inulin.
  • Sprinkle over the dried active yeast and whisk into the mixture. Leave in a warm place for about 10-15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, combine the almond flour, arrowroot powder, baking powder and a generous pinch of salt in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg and egg white together. (Don't discard the egg yolk: keep it in the fridge to add to scrambled eggs tomorrow for additional richness).
  • After 15 minutes, your yeast mixture should be bubbly and foaming on the surface. This is a great sign and it should smell heavenly.
  • Transfer your almond flour mixture to a small food processor (food chopper). Add the whisked egg and blitz well to combine.
  • Now, pour in the foamy yeast mixture and all the liquid, blitzing again to combine.
  • Lastly, add the psyllium husk powder (and its important that the psyllium is added right at the end). Blitz well.
  • The psyllium will stiffen the mixture quite quickly, so immediately transfer the mixture into the prepared dish. Use a small silicon spatula to smooth over the surface, then use clean fingers to create holes.
    Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • While the focaccia is in the oven, pick the needles off the rosemary sprigs and chop very finely. Place into a small bowl and pour in the olive oil. Use a garlic press to crush the garlic cloves into the mixture and have it ready along with a pastry brush.
  • After 15 minutes, remove the dish from the oven and reduce the temperature to 150°C (fan oven). This is 160°C for conventional ovens (or 340°F). Generously brush the garlic and herb oil all over the surface of the partially cooked focaccia. Scatter over the salt flakes.
    Cover with a sheet of tin foil and poke a few small holes in the foil. I do this because I do not want the garlic or the rosemary to burn too much. Return to the oven for 20 minutes. You can always check if the inside is cooked by inserting a cake tester or toothpick (it should come out clean).
  • Remove and leave to cool for a minute or two before slicing into 12 even-sized pieces. (Of course, you can cut them as you wish, but the macros are calculated on 12 pieces, approx. 30g each.)
  • We love to dip it in a little plate drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar: LUSH!

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Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                        84Kcal / 351kJ
Fat                                7.1g
Carbohydrates              2g
Protein                          7.1g


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