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Making Garlic Knots from Scratch

Making Garlic Knots from Scratch

making-garlic-knots-from-scratch.pngMaking garlic knots at home can be a great experience. Having unlimited garlic knots in your home is great for your family at meal time. They are tasty, full of aroma and also very enjoyable to eat. Whenever possible you will want to open the windows near your kitchen when you are making these beauties. People can smell the delicious scent for miles and your children will coming running home for these. It is even likely that that everyone’s children will come running too. Make sure that you make plenty because the whole neighborhood might show up looking for their bite of yummy goodness. Garlic knots! You can’t go wrong.

Ingredients

  • Dough for garlic knotsgarlic spread
  • Yeastextra virgin oil
  • Saltchopped garlic 1 tbsp.
  • Sugarparsley
  • Warm water 1 ½ unsalted butter
  • Flour 3 ½ cups

Directions

Open your Garlic Shaker®. Toss an entire head of garlic into it. Close the lids. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Open a lid. Pour out the peeled garlic cloves.

Baking garlic knots is simple, just like making the normal dough for bread and pizza. Start by mixing water, yeast and sugar together and allow it to sit for 5 minutes. Continue to add in the flour and mix continuously until it is mixed well and the consistency is smooth. A mixer or food processor can also be used to save time. After mixed, let it sit for 10 minutes to allow it to rise. You need to roll out the dough and need to start by flouring the surface. Make the dough ½ inch in thickness then cut the dough into strips to tie the knots. Do not cut the strings into lengthy one, 8-10 inches is the best size. Before you can tie the knots, roll the strips, each at a time to make rope like shapes. Grease the baking tray and allow them to raise for additional 10 minutes. Preheat the oven at 400 degrees and bake the knots for about 20 minutes.

Time for the spread that will give your knots the garlic flavor you need. Start by melting butter then add in the garlic and allow it to cook for a while, do not allow it to change color, just let it soften. Add in the parsley and some olive oil. Wait for the knots to get baked and brush the garlic mixture. Wait for the knots to cool for 5 minutes before brushing the mixture on.

Garlic knots for meals

The tasty garlic knots can be made to fit just any meal, from dinner to breakfast, making it a side dish in main meals. If you want to treat your family to garlic knots it would be a great idea. You could save some time in the morning by ensuring that you have made the dough the previous night. By doing this, you are assured to take up less than 25 minutes in preparing the knots.

Number of servings: 4 servings of garlic knots.

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