No Knead Mediterranean Olive Bread

1
Sandy Miller

By
@millers9240

This recipe is from Artisan Bread with Steve...Steve Gamelin. I rarely made bread before because it took up so much time but since making no knead bread, I bake it often. it's fast, easy, delicious and the kids can help.

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Serves:
Makes two crusty loaves
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    bread flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    instant yeast/bread machine yeast
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1
    lemon zest, grated
  • 2.25 oz can(s)
    black olives sliced
  • 3 oz
    pimento stuffed green olives cut in half (use black olive can to measure)
  • 3 1/2 oz
    pitted kalamata olives cut in thirds (use black olive can to measure)
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 oz
    cool tap water
  • 2 sheet(s)
    parchment paper 10" x 12"
  • 1
    long covered baker

How to Make No Knead Mediterranean Olive Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare flavor ingredients...2.25 oz (1can) sliced black olives, fill same can with pimento stuffed green olives and cut in half, fill same can with pitted kalamata olives and cut in thirds, zest 1 lemon and set aside.
  2. In a 3-4 qt glass mixing bowl add 3 cups bread flour, 1 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp instant yeast, 1 tsp dried thyme 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil and stir ingredients.
  3. Add the flavor ingredients and the 12 oz of cool tap water. Stir just until the dough comes together and away from the sides of the bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place on your counter to proof for 8 to 24 hrs.
  4. When you're ready to make the bread, flour your work surface and roll the dough out. Flour you hands and flatten the dough slightly, folding the dough on itself forming a ball. Divide the dough into two portions.
  5. Then (one portion at a time) roll dough on work surface (dusting with flour as needed) form a long loaf and place on parchment paper. Cover each loaf with a lint free towel and let it proof for 1 to 2 hrs while the oven heats up.
  6. Move oven rack to lower third of oven and place baking vessel in oven and preheat to 450 degrees F. When oven has come to temperature, remove baking vessel from oven, use the parchment paper to lift the dough up and place it in the baking vessel, score (optional) and bake for 25 minutes with the top on and 5 minutes with the top off.
  7. 30 to 45 minutes later gently turn the loaf out on work surface and place on cooling rack. Repeat process for the second loaf.

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About No Knead Mediterranean Olive Bread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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