Onion & Olive Bread

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 4hrs
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl combine the yeast, sugar and 1/4 cup warm water.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour and salt.
  • Give it a quick mix and add the oil, olives, onions along with the remaining 3/4 cup water.
  • Mix until dough is evenly blended, around 3 minutes or so.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured board and kneed for 10 minutes.
  • Place dough in a well oiled bowl, turn once and cover with plastic wrap or a clean towel and place in a warm spot until doubled, around 2 hours.
  • Sprinkle a pizza pan with the corn meal.
  • Punch down the bread dough, shape into a round shape, cover with a towel and let rise for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Bake bread for 15 minutes at 400 degrees then reduce heat to 375 degrees.
  • Bake until bread sounds hollow when tapped on bottom and top is a golden brown color.
  • Brush with melted butter, top with shredded cheddar and bake for 5-7 minutes more.
  • Remove and let cool on a rack.
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