Olive Oil, Garlic and Fresh Herb Pull-Apart Bread

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Olive Oil, Garlic and Fresh Herb Pull-Apart Bread


4 to 6 servings



Prep Time


Bake Time

25 to 30 minutes

Rise Time

1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours

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  • Garlic and Herb Infused Olive Oil:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh herbs (rosemary, oregano
  • 2 tablespoons minced, fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dough:
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 package s Fleischmann’s® RapidRise® Instant Yeast
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/3 cups very warm milk (120° to 130°F)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, extra virgin


  1. For infused oil: Combine olive oil, herbs, garlic and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Combine flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in mixing bowl. Add warm milk to flour mixture and mix on low speed for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in egg and olive oil and continue to mix on low for 1 to 2 minutes, or until well blended and dough pulls away from sides of bowl.
  4. Transfer dough to lightly floured surface and knead until dough is smooth and elastic, about 6 to 8 minutes. Shape the dough into a ball. Cover; let rest for 10 minutes.
  5. Lightly flour a work surface. Using hands, pat dough into a 10x12-inch rectangle, approximately 1-inch thick. Divide dough into about 30 pieces using a pizza cutter or knife; roll into balls. Dip dough balls into olive oil and herb mixture to lightly coat. Arrange coated dough balls evenly in bottom of greased 10-inch tube pan with removable bottom. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Invert to move from pan and serve immediately.

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