Bread Machine Recipes

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Greek Bread

Cooking Directions:
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=== Dough ===
1 1/4 cups water
3 tablespoon olive oil
3 1/2 cups Robin Hood Best for Bread
homestyle white flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
2 1/4 teaspoons Robin Hood/SAF Perfect Rise Gourmet Yeast
=== Filling ===
1/2 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
Extra flour for dusting
2 tablespoon Purity Cornmeal -- (optional)

Dough: Add ingredients for dough to machine according to manufacturer’s
directions. Select dough cycle. Remove dough to lightly floured board;
cover and let rest for 10 minutes.

Knead olives and cheese into dough, adding extra flour if dough becomes
sticky, 2 to 3 minutes. Shape dough into ball. Place on sheet sprinkled
with cornmeal or greased.

Cover with tea towel. Let rise in warm place (75 to 85 degrees) until
doubled (30 to 45 minutes).

Bake at 400 degrees on lower oven rack for 25 to 30 minutes . Cover top of
loaf with foil during last 15 minutes if becoming too brown. For a crisp
crust, brush bread with water during last half of baking time.

Tips: For a beautiful presentation, sprinkle dough with chopped olives,
feta and rosemary just before baking. Replace fresh rosemary with 1
teaspoon dried if desired. Replace kalamata olives with mixed deli-style

Comments: For centuries, people of the Mediterranean have relied on the
rich and intense taste of olives to flavor their delicious cuisine. Now
Robin Hood is pleased to bring you a wonderful recipe for Greek Bread --
so you can recreate that Southern European flavor right at home.

This tasty recipe combines kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese and fresh
rosemary with our Robin Hood Best For Bread Homestyle white flour to
create an aromatic loaf that has been known to draw crowds as it bakes in
the oven.

It's perfect with hearty pasta dishes or fresh salads. For tasty
appetizers, simply spread thick slices with homemade bruschetta topping,
or brush lightly with garlic flavoured olive oil and freshly ground
pepper, then place under the broiler until lightly toasted.

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