Although this isn’t an original recipe (thank you @tasty) I gave it my personal twist substituting the bacon with prosciutto and using wild garlic. Still, the bacon knots are also REALLY good and made the bulk of the recipe…. I had so much dough left and not enough bacon strips.
Prosciutto knots with wild garlicPrint Recipe
- 320 ml water
- packet dry yeast
- 435 g flour
- 30 g grated cheese, plus 2 tsp, divided
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 3 tbsp oil, divided
- wild garlic
- 30 strips bacon (I only had 20, so I used + 10 slices of prosciutto)
- 70g butter, melted
Add the warm water to the kitchenAid bowl, sprinkle the yeast over the water, add the sugar and let sit for 10 minutes;
in a large bowl, whisk together the flour, grated cheese, salt, thyme and oregano;
add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add everything to the yeast-water mixture, mix until a ball of dough forms;
let rise in a warm place for 1 hour, or until doubled in size;
preheat the oven to 220°C;
sprinkle some flour over the dough then dump onto a clean surface; tear the dough into 30 separate pieces, then roll into 15-cm long strips;
place a strip of bacon (or the prosciutto slice) over each dough strip,tie to form a knot;
place the knots on a wire rack placed over a baking sheet, and bake for 15 minutes;
In a small bowl, mix together the butter, garlic, and remaining 2 teaspoons of Parmesan cheese.
brush the knots with the butter, grated cheese and chopped wild garlic mixture and bake for another 5 minutes, serve and enjoy.