Georgian Cheese Bread

240 mins (prep 30)
8 ingredients
makes 1 (11-inch) pie; 8
In the remote mountains of Georgia, the star ingredient of this bread called khachapuri—akin to pizza—is the firm but creamy salted cow's-milk cheese called sulguni. A blend of Havarti and mozzarella will give you a similar velvety texture.

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  • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (a 1/4-ounce package)
  • 7 tablespoons warm water (105-115°f)
  • 1 2/3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 pound havarti cheese, coarsely grated
  • 1/4 pound salted mozzarella, coarsely grated
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter, melted
  • a floured pizza pan (at least 12 inches) or a floured large baking sheet


Serving Size (1.28 g)
Servings 111
Amount per Serving
Calories 3.12 Calories from Fat 1.53
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.17g 28.52%
Saturated Fat 0.06g 34.15%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.1mg 3.53%
Sodium 22.76mg 105.25%
Total Carbohydrate 0.28g 10.18%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g 9.68%
Sugars 0.24 g %
Protein 0.15g 33.38%
Vitamin A 15.99IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 6.28mg% Iron 0.01mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
warm water, unbleached all-purpose flour, large egg, havarti cheese, salted, pizza, a