Olive and garlic bread

This Garlic Cheese Bread is a slam dunk recipe for any Italian-themed dinners. It's so flavorful, simple to make and goes perfectly with soups and pastas. This Green Olive Garlic Cheese Bread is sure to be a favourite – no matter who you serve it to! It’s so easy and oh-so-delicious!


A flavorful olive bread made with good quality olives, fresh herbs, garlic, and a hint of chilli. With a perfect crispy crust and soft, aromatic and slightly chewy interior, this bread will be a hit. It’s perfect for appetisers, sandwiches, and as a side dish


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Get ready for your house to smell like a garlic bomb…in an amazingly delicious savory kinda way! The ingredients are simple and easy. You could even make this Olive + Garlic Cheese Bread recipe as a main course for a quick weeknight meal. Some variants are topped with a variety of cheeses, often mozzarella, Parmesan, cheddar or feta. In the United States garlic bread has been on the menu of many restaurants since at least the 1950s, often paired with pasta dishes, particularly lasagna and spaghetti.



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Quick and Easy Olive And Garlic Bread

It's like giving a flavour punch to your regular bread loaf, by adding some chopped olives and some seasoning. It's a crunchy bread layered with salty green olives, black olives, and melted cheese to make an outstanding appetiser! Simple and decadent bread that is sure to impress all your guests!

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How to make Olive And Garlic Bread?

1) In a bowl, take the flour and add caster sugar, salt, olive oil, water and yeast, and make a soft (non-sticky) dough. Let the dough rise for 45 mins. This is done to activate the yeast.
Garlic Bread

2) Sprinkle in a bit more flour as needed if the dough won't release from the sides of the bowl. Transfer the kneaded dough to an oiled bowl or spring form pan and flatten it using your fingers.
Stuffed Garlic Bread

3) Top the dough with sliced olives, peri peri spice, chopped garlic, and sea salt. Let the dough rise again for another 30 mins. Bake in the oven at 200 degrees for 25 minutes.
Olive Garlic Bread

4) Let cool completely on a wire rack before slicing. Slice and serve with butter.
Olive and Garlic Bread

 Expert Tips

1) Any leftovers are great for making lunch the next day. Warm the bread in the oven for a few minutes before loading up with your favourite fillings.  

2) You can also roast the garlic before putting it in the bread.

3) In order to prevent the bread from drying out, it's good to store the olive loaf bread by placing it on a small cutting board, then wrapping the bread and the board loosely in a large flour sack towel. This also allows enough air to pass through to prevent the bread from moulding.

4) Once the dough is spread out, poke deep cavities in the dough and place an olive in each hole. Push the olives down far, otherwise they might pop out when the dough rises.

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