- 1 ½ cups black olives, sliced into rounds
- 2 small onions or 1 large onion
- 2 tablespoons dry thyme
- 250 g yellow bread flour
- 250 g whole wheat flour
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt (depending on how salty the olives are)
- ¾ cups olive oil
- 1 ½ cups fresh orange juice
- 150 g feta cheese, crumbled
- black sesame seeds, for sprinkling
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Thank you Anthie Christodoulou for this wonderful and healthy bread recipe!
- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Put the olives and feta cheese in a bowl and set aside.
- Cut the onions in half lengthwise and then cut into thin vertical slices.
- Place a pan over medium to low heat. As soon as it is hot add 2 tablespoons olive oil, onion slices and a pinch of salt.
- Sauté the onions, stirring often with a wooden spoon, until they caramelize and turn brown but careful they don’t burn.
- When ready, add them to the bowl with the olives and feta cheese. Add the dry thyme and mix to combine.
- In a separate bowl, add both types of flour, baking powder and ½ teaspoon salt.
- Mix and make a well in the middle to add the liquid ingredients.
- Add the olive oil and orange juice and mix until well combined. Then add the olive mixture.
- Mix until all of the ingredients are completely combined. Do not worry if the dough seems too moist.
- Brush a round 30 cm baking pan with some olive oil. Transfer dough to baking pan.
- Use a spoon to make the surface smooth and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes.
- When ready, remove from oven and set aside for 5 minutes so the bread can rest. Then turn over onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition information per 100 gr.
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.