Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Parmesan Garlic Knots

Soup and bread are on the menu at the time of year quite often.  These knots are covered with a topping of freshly grated Parmesan, garlic powder and parsley so you get a taste of eat with every bite you take.

Parmesan Garlic Knots

1 1/2 cups warm water
1 pkg yeast
1 tbsp sugar

Mix together and let sit for 10 minutes until yeast starts foaming.

In your mixer bowl combine -

3 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp sea salt

Pour water into the mixing bowl with the mixer turned on medium speed using a dough hook.  Allow to mix for 5 minutes until completely kneaded.  Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for another 2 minutes.  Pat into a pie shaft and allow to sit for 15 minutes.  Cut into 8 equal pieces and tie into a know.  Place on a parchment covered baking sheets.  Beat one egg and brush the tops with it.  Sprinkle Parmesan mixture on top and bake for 22 minutes at 350°.

Parmesan mixture -

1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tbsp parsley