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Grissini

Grissini

Long, crispy, thin breadsticks like these grissini are laid right on the tablecloth at many Piedmontese restaurants.

Serves 24

Prep Time 45 min

Total Time 140 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups lukewarm water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 3/4 cups whole-wheat flour, preferably white-whole wheat (see Shopping Tip)
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 4 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt, divided

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Stir water and sugar in a large bowl until the sugar is dissolved. Add yeast and let stand for 10 minutes; it should bubble (if it doesn’t, throw it out and start over with fresh yeast).

Step 2

Add whole-wheat flour, 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, 2 tablespoons oil and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix with a wooden spoon and, eventually, your hands until combined. Add up to 1/4 cup more all-purpose flour if the dough seems sticky.

Step 3

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until it is smooth and elastic, at least 5 minutes.

Step 4

Lightly oil a clean large bowl. Gather the dough into a ball; place it in the bowl and turn to coat. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and set aside in a warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

Step 5

Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 375°F. Coat 2 large baking sheets with cooking spray.

Step 6

Cut the dough into 12 equal pieces. Stretch and roll each piece to about 24 inches long and approximately 3/8 inch thick. Cut each piece in half to make 2 dozen 12-inch-long breadsticks. Place about 1/2 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets. Brush both sides of the breadsticks with the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Step 7

Bake the breadsticks for 15 minutes. Gently turn each breadstick over. Continue baking until crisp and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes more.


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