No Knead Skillet Olive Bread - Very easy to make, no-knead, crusty and delicious bread packed with marinated olives and garlic.

No Knead Skillet Olive Bread

No Knead Skillet Olive Bread - Very easy to make, no-knead, crusty and delicious bread packed with marinated olives and garlic.
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Course Bread
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 81 kcal


  • 2 cups lukewarm water (105-degrees Fahrenheit)
  • 1 package active dry yeast (2-1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 4-1/3 cups all-purpose flour , divided
  • 1 cup STAR Garlic and Basil Marinated Olives , drained, herbs and garlic reserved (you can either chop the olives or leave them whole)*
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons STAR Olive Oil , divided
  • coarse salt
  • dried parsley


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine water and yeast.
  2. Add 1 cup of flour and salt; stir with a wooden spoon until combined.
  3. Stir in olives, herbs, garlic and garlic powder.
  4. Add remaining flour, one cup at a time, stirring until thoroughly combined.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and set in a warm spot to rise for 1 hour.
  6. Add a tablespoon of olive oil in an 8-inch cast iron skillet; using a napkin or your fingers, coat bottom and sides of skillet with the olive oil.
  7. Flour your hands; remove plastic wrap and using your hands, transfer dough to prepared skillet and shape into a disk.**
  8. Cover with a kitchen towel and let stand for 30 minutes.
  9. Preheat oven to 400 Fahrenheit.
  10. Drizzle remaining olive oil over the top and sprinkle with salt and parsley.
  11. Score the top of the loaf with a knife.
  12. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until top is nicely browned.
  13. Remove from oven and turn the bread out onto a wire cooling rack.***
  14. Leave to cool.
  15. Serve.

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Nutrition Facts
No Knead Skillet Olive Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 SLICE)
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 559mg23%
Potassium 27mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.