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Olive Bread
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Olive Bread

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes Rolls
This is a very basic recipe, and tastes really good.



  • Bread flour, 250g
  • Salt, 1 level tsp
  • Sugar, ½ tsp
  • Yeast, 1 level tsp
  • Warm water, 150ml

Olive oil, 1 tbsp (and some for greasing)

  • Olives, 6-10 (depends how much you want)
  • Fresh rosemary, just a spring or two


  • STEP 1
    Put the flour, salt, sugar and yeast together in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • STEP 2
    Tear olives with your fingers (you can chop them up, if you'd prefer to) and add to the dough and mix well. Using your finger, make a dip in the dough and pour in the water and oil.
  • STEP 3
    Mix with a fork until its sticky. Lightly sieve the worktop with flour, and knead the dough on the table. Put back into the bowl, cover with a towel and leave in a warm place for 45-60 mins.
  • STEP 4
    Preheat oven at 210ºC Fan/ 230ºC/Gas 8
  • STEP 5
    Tear the dough into 8 small balls, put in a lined baking tray and grase the dough balls.
  • STEP 6
    Cook for 10 mins, until ready.

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