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Chloe’s Kitchen Recipe: Garlic Knots

0 Comments 04 June 2012

ChloesKitchen_GarlicKnots400Chef Chloe Coscarelli likes to make these restaurant-style knots of garlicky goodness out of pizza dough. They’re glistening and crusty on the outside with a warm, doughy center. From Chloe’s Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way.

MAKES 40 KNOTS

I once set a large tray of these on the dinner table in front of my brother Andy, expecting him to take one and pass it down; let’s just say the tray didn’t make it to anybody else. I couldn’t blame him because these two-bite knots are finger-lickin’ good!

Flour, for rolling
1 to 1 1/2 pounds pizza dough, purchased or prepared
4 to 5 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup olive oil, plus more for brushing
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Brush 2 large baking sheets with oil.

On a well-floured surface, roll out the pizza dough into two 12 x 10-inch rectangles. Working with one rectangle at a time, place the shorter side facing you and cut the dough in half lengthwise. Cut each half, crosswise, into about ten 1-inch wide strips. Loosely tie each strip of dough into a knot, stretching carefully as needed. Place 20 knots, about 1 inch apart, on each prepared baking sheet and lightly brush the tops with oil. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown on top. Let cool for a few minutes.

Combine garlic, oil, parsley, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add warm knots to the bowl and toss until each knot is coated. Remove knots from the oil and serve warm.

Chloe’s Kitchen

Chloe’s Kitchen

Chloe Coscarelli

Chloe Coscarelli is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute of Health and Culinary Arts NYC, the University of California, Berkeley, as well as Cornell University’s Plant-Based Nutrition Program. She is the author of Chloe’s Kitchen and Chloe’s Vegan Desserts, and creator of ChefChloe.com. She divides her time between New York City and Los Angeles.

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