It wasn’t even on my Christmas list. 😉
A flavorful savory bread with streaks of thick pesto throughout.
1 1/4C water
2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
1 tsp granulated sugar
1 1/2C all purpose flour
1C white whole wheat flour
1 tsp fine sea salt
3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese
2C packed fresh basil
2 cloves garlic
3-4 Tbsp olive oil
Heat water to 115°F. Dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Allow yeast to proof.
To the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with dough attachment, add flour and salt. With mixer running on low, slowly add yeast mixture. Increase speed to medium high, mixing until dough comes together in a clean ball. Shape dough into a smooth ball, transfer to a lightly greased large bowl. Cover and allow to rise for one hour or doubled in size.
Meanwhile, prepare pesto sauce in a food processor. Blend together basil and garlic. Add cheese, blending quickly. With lid on and food processor running on low, slowly drizzle in olive oil.
Roll out dough on a silicone counter mat into a 10 x 20-inch rectangle. Spread pesto sauce out to 1/2-inch from edges. Starting at one of the shorter sides, tightly roll up dough, pinching edges as you go. Using a sharp knife, carefully slice completely through dough, end to end. Braid dough. Carefully transfer to a lightly greased 10-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Lightly cover and allow to rise for an additional 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake for 40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 190°F.
Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.
Troubleshooting dough tips: If dough is too sticky, add a spoonful more flour until ball forms. If dough is too dry, add a spoonful of olive oil at a time until a ball forms.
BAKED BY RACHEL ORIGINAL
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