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    Greek Olive Oil Bread With Olives and Rosemary

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    1 hr 30 mins

    25 mins

    1 hr 5 mins

    Sharon123's Note:

    A good hearty bread that reminds me of walking by a bakery and smelling the wonderful fragrance wafting out the doors. Enjoy! From Baltic Maid.

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    1. 1
      In a food processor, combine the flour, whole wheat flour, yeast and salt. Add the warm water and the olive oil. Process until it forms somewhat of a dough ball. (If too dry, add some more water and if too wet, add more flour but it should be okay without adding more flour or water).
    2. 2
      Transfer the dough into a large bowl. With floured hands, knead the dough by hand several times. Then incorporate the olives and the rosemary(and the lemon zest if using). This part is a bit messy but keep kneading. The olives and the rosemary will be eventually incorporated.
    3. 3
      Form the dough into a ball. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Let the dough rise for up to 2 hours until it doubled in size.
    4. 4
      Punch the risen dough down and knead a few times. Form into a ball with the seam on the bottom. Place on a well-floured baking sheet. Sprinkle flour all over the bread loaf. Slash the top of the bread with a sharp knife or razor blade in whatever pattern you like. Cover with a towel, and let it rise again until it doubled in size.
    5. 5
      In the meantime preheat the oven to 425°F / 220°C When the bread has doubled in size, transfer the baking sheet into the preheated oven. Bake the bread for about 15 minutes at 425°F / 220°C Then turn down the heat to 375°F / 175°C and bake for 40 to 60 minutes until golden brown. Let it cool.

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    • on August 28, 2013


      Took this delicious bread to a function but forgot to take a picture beforehand! Next time! I used a variety of olives, fresh rosemary from the garden and did add the optional lemon zest. Good alone or with a cheese and veg platter (vegs from our CSA box!), homemade romesco and une bouteille de vin blanc. Thanks for posting! Made for Veg Tag/August.

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek Olive Oil Bread With Olives and Rosemary

    Serving Size: 1 (839 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2139.9
    Calories from Fat 833
    Total Fat 92.5 g
    Saturated Fat 12.9 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 5659.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 289.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 26.6 g
    Sugars 1.1 g
    Protein 46.1 g

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