This amazing Rosemary Olive Bread Recipe has a nice crùst on the oùtside and chewy on the inside. Better than any bakery. Enjoy a few slices with olive oil.



  • 3 cùps Bread Floùr
  • 1 2/3 cùps Water room temperatùre
  • 1/2 teaspoon Instant Yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 cùp Kalamata Olives chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Rosemary chopped


In a bowl the floùr, salt, yeast, and water together. Ùse a wooden spoon to stir all the ingredients ùntil combined

Add the rosemary and olives. Mix it in the doùgh

Wrap plastic wrap on top of the bowl and let it proof for aboùt 12 to 18 hoùrs

Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit

Place a dùtch oven with lid inside the oven to preheat for 30 minùtes

Meanwhile, on a floùred sùrface, drop the doùgh and shape into a ball or yoùr desired shape

Make 3 shallow slits at the top the bread

Cover the bread with a clean kitchen towel while the dùtch oven preheats

Carefùlly, place the doùgh inside the preheated dùtch oven. Cover with lid

Bake for 30 minùtes

Remove the lid and bake for 10-15 minùtes more or ùntil browned on top and crùsty

When ready, place the bread on a cooling rack


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