Bread with Caramelized Onion

I wanted to make a bread, but not plain, I wanted to try something else.

I’ve searched the internet and I found this recipe, so it’s not mine, it’s from Youtube, I added the leek and chives to it.

This is some good stuff, it’s so flavored, my kitchen smelled so good while the bread was in the oven.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt

For the dough:

  • 500 g flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon of active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped chives
  • 320 ml lukewarm water
  • caramelized onion

In a large pan, cook the onion and leek until it becomes soft, for 7 minutes approximately. Season with salt. Set aside.

Prepare the dough. Dissolve the yeast in salt and 80 ml of the warm water. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Mix the flour with the chives. Add the yeast mixture and stir to combine. Add the rest of the water, 240 ml.

Add the caramelized onion and knead the dough until it doesn’t stick to your hands anymore. Let it sit for 1 hour.

On a floured surface, roll the dough into a loaf and move it to a loaf pan. Let it sit for 30 minutes, sprinkle salt on top and some chives.

Place a pot of warm water in the oven to create steam.

Preheat oven to 240*C and bake the bread for 15 minutes.

Remove the pot and reduce the temperature at 230*C and bake for another 15 minutes.

Enjoy the bread. πŸ™‚

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Bread with caramelized onion
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  2. 1 leek, thinly sliced
  3. 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  4. salt
  5. 500 g flour
  6. 1 teaspoon of salt
  7. 2 1/4 teaspoon of active dry yeast
  8. 2 tablespoons of chopped chives
  9. 320 ml lukewarm water
  10. caramelized onion
Instructions
  1. In a large pan, cook the onion and leek until it becomes soft, for 7 minutes approximately. Season with salt. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the dough. Dissolve the yeast in salt and 80 ml of the warm water. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Mix the flour with the chives. Add the yeast mixture and stir to combine. Add the rest of the water, 240 ml.
  4. Add the caramelized onion and knead the dough until it doesn’t stick to your hands anymore. Let it sit for 1 hour.
  5. On a floured surface, roll the dough into a loaf and move it to a loaf pan. Let it sit for 30 minutes, sprinkle salt on top and some chives.
  6. Place a pot of warm water in the oven to create steam.
  7. Preheat oven to 240*C and bake the bread for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove the pot and reduce the temperature at 230*C and bake for another 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy the bread. πŸ™‚
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