Monday, June 10, 2013

Cooking Time: Pizzeria Style Garlic and Herb Breadsticks

1 ½c Flour plus extra for dusting
1tsp Dry active yeast
1tsp Salt
¼c Grated Parmesan cheese
1Tbsp Italian Seasoning
1Tbsp Garlic powder
2Tbsp Olive oil plus extra for coating
Hot Water
Grated cheese (Mozzarella, Colby Jack, etc - optional)

  • Combine dry ingredients except optional grated cheese in a large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Add 2Tbsp olive oil and enough hot water to make a pliable dough.
  • Turn dough out onto floured surface and kneed dough.
  • Roll dough into a ball, coat with olive oil and place in bowl covered with a towel for 1 hour so dough can rise to approximately double its original size.
  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Punch down dough and roll out to a size of approximately 8”x9” and place on baking sheet, pizza pan, or cast iron skillet
  • Brush surface with olive oil, cover with towel and allow to rest in a warm place for 10 minutes
  • Cut dough into 8 horizontal slices, while maintaining the loaf’s shape
  • Cover dough with grated cheese (if using) and place in oven for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the bread comes out clean