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Olives Breadsticks

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Bread, Snack
Cuisine: French
Servings: 20 pieces


  • Stand mixer with hook
  • Dough scraper


  • 500 g bread flour
  • 350 g water
  • 7 g dried yeast
  • 10 g turmeric
  • 30 g butter room temperature
  • 250 g black olives chopped


  • In a small bowl, combine yeast, 50 g of warm water and a pinch of sugar. Let the yeast activate for about 10 minutes (or until it bubbles and start rising).
  • Using dough hook of stand mixer, knead together for 3 minutes on low speed 5 minutes all your ingredients except for the butter and olives. Knead for 5 minutes on medium speed, then add the butter. Knead for another 2 or until smooth, soft and only slightly sticky dough forms (it should pull away from sides of bowl).
  • Add the olives at the end.
  • Place dough in clean bowl. Cover with a towel and let dough rise for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, fold the dough, put it back in the bowl covered with the towel and let rise another hour.
  • Fold the dough a second time and spread the dough in a rectangle of about 8x16 inches (it will be less than 1 inch high).
    Olives Breadsticks
  • Using a dough scraper, cut stripes of dough of a little over an inch. Place them on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  • Cover the dough with a towel and let rise one hour.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 400F.