Rosemary Olive Artisan Bread

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Rosemary Olive Artisan Bread has a beautiful crust with a chewy inside filled with olives and fresh rosemary.  It is easy to make because there is no kneading required.  The scent and taste of warm bread and the ease of this recipe will want you making this bread over and over again.

Ever since I have discovered bread baking lasting year, I have become addicted.  There is something therapeutic about creating a loaf of bread with minimal ingredients.  For a basic bread loaf, all you need is flour, yeast, salt, and water.  I started with just that when I was learning.  Even those turn out delicious but having add ins takes bread to a whole other level.

For this one, I chose olives and fresh rosemary.  As the bread is baking, the rosemary definitely makes your home smell like the holidays.  Once you learn to make this recipe, I promise you will want to bake bread over and over again.

What’s the trick to my crusty exterior?  Using the dutch oven.  I’ve made bread on sheet pan before and it turns out amazing.  But using a dutch oven helps in keeping a beautiful shape to the bread without it spreading so much and gives this bread a beautiful golden crust.  The trick is to preheat the empty dutch oven for a half hour before actually adding in the loaf.  Trust me.  Try it.

As to the add ins, I used regular black olives that I roughly chopped for this bread.  I’ve had it with Kalamata olives and it tastes just as good.  The Kalamata olives do add a little tangy flavor from the brine so be prepared but it tastes just as divine.

Want ideas for other add ins?  Here are some of my favorites:
Sun Dried Tomatoes and Basil
Roasted Garlic and Herb
Pistachios and Dried Cranberries
Artichoke Hearts and Herbs

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I'm Sapna, a foodie, blogger, wife, mom of two beautiful girls, and lover of spices.  I have a background in Nutrition and Dietetics, which I use to incorporate healthy options into all of my recipes.  I love traveling to new places, trying new food, and in turn, creating them in my kitchen to relive the magic. When I'm not in the kitchen, I love curling up with a good book, playing with my munchkins, running, hanging out with friends, and gardening.

2 thoughts on “Rosemary Olive Artisan Bread

  1. I Love this recipe!! I’ve made it many times and it always come out perfect 🥰

    Rating: 5 / 5

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