Chef Lynn's Italian Rolls

Try this great recipe on Italian bread rolls, presented by Chef Lynn Segrest.

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  • Good for: 15-20

Ingredients

Ingredients:
2T + 1t    Active dry yeast
2 T Sugar
2 1/2 Cups warm water
5 T Garlic Olive Oil
5 1/2 Cups unbleached flour (may not use all the flour)
1T + 2t Salt
Flour to sprinkle on kneading board
 

Chef Lynn's Italian Rolls

Technique

Pour warm water into stand mixer bowl.  Stir in yeast and sugar; wait 10 minutes for yeast to activate.  Add garlic olive oil and salt.
Mix ingredients with paddle attachment.
Add flour a little at a time and mix with paddle until dough comes together velvety and elastic.

RISING:
Place dough in large slightly oiled mixing bowl and cover with plastic wrap.  Let rise until the dough doubles in volume... approximately 1 hour at 80-85 degrees.  Punch dough down and knead 1 minute.  Cut dough in half and roll each half into a foot long dough loaf.  Cut 15-20 cross cut sections out of each foot long loaf.

Make knot rolls.  Let rise approximately 20 minutes.
Bake in oven at 400 degrees for approximately 15-20 minutes.  Brush with garlic olive oil and serve immediately.