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Whole Grain Bread with Olives

whole grain bread with olives Side
Whole Grain Bread with Olives
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 24 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 10

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. MORE + LESS -

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

Directions

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  • 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!

Expert Tips

  • You can also add sundried tomatoes to dough if you wish.
  • You can even use corn meal if you have some on hand. If not, flour works fine.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • 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.

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