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2 hrs 15 mins
This recipe appeared in "Food & Wine" magazine and is by Mario Batali. He makes these with myrtle, but crushed juniper berries make a great substitute. They go especially well with soup.
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- 1In a large bowl, stir together water, 1/2 cup flour, honey and yeast; let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes.
- 2Stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups flour, olive oil, juniper berries, and salt; knead on a floured surface for form a smooth dough.
- 3Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover; let sit until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
- 4Preheat oven to 425 degrees F; line 3 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
- 5Punch down dough and divide into 4 equal pieces.
- 6Roll each piece into a 6x10 inch rectangle; cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch strips.
- 7Arrange strips on prepared baking sheet and dust with cayenne pepper; let stand until they puff up, about 15 minutes.
- 8Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
- 9Let cool and crisp before serving.
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Nutritional Facts for Juniper Grissini (Long Crispy Bread Sticks)
Serving Size: 1 (516 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 387.1
- Calories from Fat 111
- Total Fat 12.4 g
- Saturated Fat 1.7 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 1997.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 60.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
- Sugars 5.1 g
- Protein 8.2 g
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