Greek olive bread recipe (Eliopsomo) Written by Me To Mati Published on July 22, 2019 in Breads & Pastries, Something Different Translate to English Greek Share205TweetPin10Yum1VibeWhatsAppEmail216 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print Greek olive bread recipe (Eliopsomo) 5 from 2 votes Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: Appetizers, Snacks, Sides, BreakfastCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy Servings18servingsPrep time2hours Cooking time40minutes Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked bread? Warm olive bread with a light spread of butter and a warm cup of coffee or tea, need I say anymore? Our version of this delight will no doubt have you baking more often. Ingredients 5 cups plain flour 1 sachet dry yeast (7-10 grams) 1 onion (roughly chopped)1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon fresh mild chilli (finely chopped – to taste)1 cup pitted black olives2 tablespoons olive oil water (lukewarm – as needed) Instructions In a shallow bowl add yeast, sugar, 4 tablespoons of lukewarm water and combine ingredients.Add 2 tablespoons of sifted flour to the mixture, combining thoroughly.Dust some sifted flour over the mixture and cover bowl with a clean kitchen towel.Place covered bowl in a warm area for up to 60 minutes, allowing yeast mixture to double in size.In a separate large bowl, add the remaining sifted flour.Make a well in the middle and add all of the yeast mixture in the centre.Add 1 cup lukewarm water and using your hand begin to combine ingredients using a circular motion. Continue this process until all ingredients are mixed through.Add pitted black olives, onions, olive oil, chilli and knead the mixture until it comes together.Apply olive oil to 2 bread baking dishes or apply baking paper to bottoms of baking trays.Divide bread mixture into 2 equal portions and add to baking trays, spreading evenly.Cover baking trays with a clean kitchen towel and place trays in a warm area for up to 60 minutes, allowing bread mixture to double in size. Pierce bread dough and bake at 180C for 40 Minutes. Recipe Video Did you make this recipe? Tag @me_to_mati on Instagram Like this recipe? Follow us @me_to_mati on Pinterest Love our recipes? Like us on Facebook Share205TweetPin10Yum1VibeWhatsAppEmail216 Shares Don't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email address Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!