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How to make Olive Bread

Olive bread Ingredients

  • Olive Bread
    Olive Bread

    2 1/4 cups bread and pizza plain flour

  • 2 teaspoons instant dried yeast
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 2 teaspoons milk

How to make Olive bread

  • Sift 2 cups flour into a large bowl. Stir in yeast, sugar and salt. Create a well in the middle. Add water. Mix well to form a soft dough. Prove onto a lightly floured surface. Knead for Ten minutes, gradually adding remaining flour, or until smooth and elastic.
  • Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl.
  • Cover with lightly greased plastic wrap.
  • Reserve in a very warm spot for 60 minutes or until doubled in dimensions.
  • Preheat oven to 190°C/170°C fan-forced.
  • Grease a huge baking tray.
  • Place olives on the plate.
  • Pat dry with paper towel to absorb any liquid.
  • Utilizing your fist, punch dough down.
  • Turn out onto a floured surface.
  • Add onions and olives. Knead until combined.
  • Shape dough in a 20cm round.
  • Put on prepared tray.
  • Brush with milk.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and hollow when tapped on top.
  • Ascend to tray for five minutes.
  • Transfer with a wire rack too cool.
  • Olive bread is ready to serve.

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Olive and Garlic Bread Recipe

Olive and Garlic Bread Ingredients

  • Olive and Garlic Bread
    Olive and Garlic Bread

    4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon non-iodized salt
  • 3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup seedless Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal

How to make Olive and Garlic Bread

  • In a medium bowl dissolve sugar in 1/2 cup warm water. To proof yeast, stir in yeast and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes in a warm place.
  • Preheat oven to 105 degree F (40 degrees C). Warm an oven-safe bowl in the oven.
  • Place flour in bowl of food processor. Add salt and pulse for a few seconds.
  • Start food processor. Pour proofed yeast into flour through hole. Immediately add the additional 3/4 cup warm water, then the olive oil. Process for about 1 minute or until dough ball cleans the sides of the processor bowl. If dough is too wet add a little flour through the top while processing, or if too dry, add a little more water.
  • Turn off food processor. Remove lid and transfer dough to the heated bowl. Cover with a plate or plastic wrap.
  • Let rise for 1/2 hour in a warm place.
  • In a small bowl, combine minced garlic and chopped olives. Set aside.
  • Once dough has risen transfer dough to a lightly floured board. Make an indentation in the dough and place olive mixture inside. Knead dough 10 times. Bulk of mixture should remain in middle of dough. Form dough into a log or round loaf shape.
  • Sprinkle cornmeal onto greased baking sheet and place loaf on top. Turn oven to 150 degrees F (65 degrees C) for 2 minutes and then turn off.
  • Let dough rise in warm oven for 1/2 hour, or until light and puffy. Remove loaf and increase oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Bake bread at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • Olive and Garlic Bread Recipe is ready to serve.

Prep Time:15 Min
Cook Time:15 Min
Ready In:30 Min

Olive Cheese Bread Recipe

Olive Cheese Bread Ingredients

  • Olive Cheese Bread
    Olive Cheese Bread

    1/2 cup butter, melted

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf unsliced French bread

How to make Olive Cheese Bread

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Slice bread in half widthwise and lengthwise.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Spread cheese mixture over cut sides of bread. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Olive Cheese Bread Recipe is ready to serve.

Prep Time:15 Min
Cook Time:15 Min
Ready In:30 Min

Hot Cheddar Olive Bread Recipe

Hot Cheddar Olive Bread Ingredients

  • Hot Cheddar Olive Bread Recipe
    Hot Cheddar Olive Bread Recipe

    4 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup creamy salad dressing
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon sliced ripe olives

How to make Hot Cheddar Olive Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a bowl, mix the Cheddar cheese, creamy salad dressing, onion, and chili powder. Spread each bread half with an equal amount of the mixture, and top each half with equal amounts olives. Close halves, and cut the loaf into 12 slices. Wrap loaf in aluminum foil.
  • Bake 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until cheese is melted.
  • Hot Cheddar Olive Bread is ready to serve.

Prep Time:10 Min
Cook Time:15 Min
Ready In:25 Min