Homemade Garlic Knots: Irresistible Breadsticks

Imagine the aroma of freshly baked bread wafting through your kitchen, inviting you to indulge in a warm and comforting treat. Our Homemade Garlic Knots, also known as Irresistible Breadsticks, are a delightful blend of golden-brown perfection and savory flavors that will captivate your senses.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine warm water, sugar, and yeast. Let it sit for about 5-10 minutes until frothy.
  2. Add flour, olive oil, and salt to the yeast mixture. Knead the dough until smooth and elastic.
  3. Cover the dough and let it rise for an hour in a warm place.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Punch down the dough and divide it into smaller portions.
  5. Roll each portion into a rope and tie it into a knot. Place the knots on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake the knots for 15-18 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  7. In a bowl, mix melted butter, minced garlic, and chopped parsley.
  8. Brush the baked knots with the garlic and butter mixture while they’re still warm.
  9. Serve these irresistible garlic knots as a side dish or snack.

Prep time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Yields: 12 garlic knots

Delight in the soft, garlicky goodness of these homemade knots that are a perfect companion to any meal.

Nutrition information: Calories: 130 | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 200mg

As you take your first bite, the tender dough melts in your mouth, and the aromatic garlic dances on your taste buds. Whether you’re enjoying these breadsticks on their own, dipping them into marinara sauce, or pairing them with your favorite pasta dish, their irresistible charm is undeniable. The process of crafting these knots is a labor of love, resulting in a satisfying creation that’s both visually appealing and incredibly flavorful. Share these Homemade Garlic Knots with loved ones, and watch as they marvel at your culinary prowess. With every bite, you’ll know that you’ve mastered not only the art of baking but also the science of creating moments of pure enjoyment.