Tiffany McCauley from The Gracious Pantry is most gracious indeed — she developed this Clean Eating Grissini recipe specifically to share with everyone for October: Unprocessed. Grissini are thin breadsticks, often made with herbs and topped with coarse salt. These are made with 100% whole wheat flour, which, as you can imagine, makes me positively giddy.
(In case you missed it, here is her guest post from last week, in which she shares six tips for getting started with unprocessed eating.)
If you just discovered October: Unprocessed, go here to find out more and take the pledge. Don’t worry if you missed the start date! You can start your 30 days today, or simply join in for the rest of the month.
- 1 packet (7 grams) Active Dry Yeast
- ⅔ cup warm water (105-115 degrees F)
- 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 3 Tablespoons finely chopped, fresh Rosemary
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- Place water and yeast in a bowl and allow enough time for foam to form (about 10 minutes).
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt, pepper, and rosemary. Pour yeast mixture into flour and add olive oil.
- Knead with hands for at least ten minutes.
- Leaving the dough in the mixing bowl, cover the bowl with a towel and allow to rise for 1 hour. Near the end of that hour, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Roll small amounts of dough into thin sticks (about ¼ inch thick, no more). Place dough onto parchment-lined cookie sheet(s), and bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
- Allow to cool and serve.