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Herb And Olive Grissini

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Aromatic...crunchy Olive Bread sticks..perfect accompaniment to any soup....but fret not..If soup is not simmering in your soup pot, have these delectable bread sticks with a dip of your choice.
Ingredients
  Refined flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Grain 1 Teaspoon
  Lukewarm water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mixed herbs 2 Teaspoon, dried
  Green olives 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium sized bowl, combine flour, yeast, sugar, salt and mixed herbs. Mix well.
2. Add lukewarm water and olive oil and knead to form pliable, semi stiff dough.
3. Add olives and knead once again till well combined.
4. Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
5. Roll out each portion into 50mm thickness, and cut into strips, each around 1.5 cms.
6. Dust working surface with flour and roll each strip to form cigars
7. Bake in a pre heated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or till golden brown.
8. Once baked, keep aside to cool.

SERVING
9. Serve in bread basket along with bread rolls to form as an accompaniment to soups. Else serve with a dip of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Olive
Interest: 
Everyday, Party, Quick
Story
Known to have originated in Italy, Grissini aka Bread sticks are thin, long flavored pieces of dough which is baked and had as an accompaniment with soups...It can also be served as an appetizer when served with a dip.
Subtitle: 
Olive and Herb Breadsticks

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