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Easy Olive Bread

Easy Olive Bread

Warm and fluffy bread made with pickled muffalata olive mix is ethereally fluffy, squishable and has all the olive flavors it needs!
5 from 4 votes
Course bread, dough, lunch, side
Cuisine Italian


  • medium bowl
  • baking sheet


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon honey or sugar
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
  • ½ cup muffalata olive mix


  • In a medium bowl mix together the yeast, honey and warm water until well combined. Add in 2 ½ cups of flour and knead using your hands. It will be sticky.
  • Add in 4 tablespoons of EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) or you can add vegetable oil. Knead well until it is no longer sticky. Form into a ball and keep the dough in the bowl. Cover with a kitchen towel for 10-20 minutes.
  • Once the dough rises add to it the muffalata olive mix and knead again until the olives are well combined into the dough. Place the dough on a lined baking sheet and with your hands mold it into a round loaf but don't press it down.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F at this point and allow the dough to sit for 10 minutes (dough will rise) before placing in the oven. Bake for 13- 15 minutes. Enjoy warm.



You can cut the dough in half to make two separate loaves.  Enjoy fresh bread with dips like hummus, pesto, butter or dip in soups!
You can add any pickled olive mix you wish to add , it doesn't necessarily have to be this brand.  There should be different brands in your local grocery stores to choose from. 
Keyword bread and olives recipe, dough, easy dough, olive bread
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