Recipe for Greek Style Bread with Mint and Feta
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Bread is a staple with Greek cooking, and there are many different kinds of bread recipes. This traditional recipes uses mint leaves and feta cheese to give it a distinct flavor. You can use either peppermint or spearmint leaves, but spearmint is more traditional.
Greek Style Bread with Mint and Feta (Tiropsomo Thirasmou) Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 recipe Greek Bread (Psomi)
- 1 tablespoon fresh, chopped mint leaves or 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves (crushed)
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- Oil, for brushing
How to Bake Greek Bread With Mint and Feta:
Prepare the Greek bread recipe is instructed in the recipe. Let the dough rise until doubled according to the recipe.
Punch the dough down and knead for one minute to release any air bubbles. Add the mint an feta cheese and knead for another four minutes.
Divide the dough in half and form into loaves. Place both on a greased baking sheet. Let rise until doubled.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Brush each loaf with olive oil. Place the baking sheet and bake until the bread is golden brown. This should take 35-45 minutes.
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