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Whole Grain Bread with Olives

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 24 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

3
cups whole wheat bread flour
1
packet active yeast
2
cups chopped olives, drained and pits removed
1 1/2
cups water
Olive oil, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can also add sundried tomatoes to dough if you wish.

Bread is one of my favorite things on this beautiful Earth! I love it and I can't live without it. I will go wholesome in other ways but I will not give up my bread. I love making homemade bread recipes and experimenting with different ingredients. The possibilities are endless with nice bread! Try out this version and let me know what you think.

You can even use corn meal if you have some on hand. If not, flour works fine.

Directions

  • 1 In a large bowl mix flour and yeast together with a fork to combine equally.
  • 2 Add in chopped olives and mix well.
  • 3 Slowly pour in water and mix until combined.
  • 4 Cover the top of the bowl and let sit for 20 hours at room temperature, to allow rising.
  • 5 Flour a kitchen towel generously. Set aside.
  • 6 On a clean work surface, sprinkle with a nice handful of flour.
  • 7 Place dough on floured surface and knead until a loaf is formed.
  • 8 Place loaf in floured kitchen towel, cover it up and allow to rise for another 2 hours.
  • 9 Preheat oven to 500ºF.
  • 10 Lightly grease a cast iron Dutch oven or heavy enameled cast iron pot with olive oil then flop bread dough into pan. Cover with lid and place in the oven.
  • 11 Bake for 40 minutes, then remove lid and bake for another 20 to 30 minutes or until crust is brown.
  • 12 Carefully remove bread from pot, and let cool completely on a cooling rack before slicing.
  • 13 Serve and enjoy!

Bread is one of my favorite things on this beautiful Earth! I love it and I can't live without it. I will go wholesome in other ways but I will not give up my bread. I love making homemade bread recipes and experimenting with different ingredients. The possibilities are endless with nice bread! Try out this version and let me know what you think.

Rate and Comment

Nicole Presley Nicole Presley
September 23, 2015

Bread is one of my favorite things on this beautiful Earth! I love it and I can't live without it. I will go wholesome in other ways but I will not give up my bread. I love making homemade bread recipes and experimenting with different ingredients. The possibilities are endless with nice bread! Try out this version and let me know what you think.