Easy Parmesan Garlic Knots: The Perfect Appetizer
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Soft and chewy bread knots topped with parsley, garlic, butter and Parmesan cheese are sure to be a winner with your family and friends. The perfect appetizer for every occasion.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 2 dozen knots
  1. Mix water and yeast together. Let stand 5-10 minutes.
  2. Garlic Knots with RAGU Sauce Ingredients
  3. Combine yeast, olive oil, salt and flour until dough forms. If dough is too sticky, add ⅛ cup flour. If dough is too dry, add 1 tsp of water. Dough should be firm and tacky, but not sticky.
  4. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce mixing dough
  5. Put dough in a bowl and cover with plastic. Let rise for 1-2 hours.
  6. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce Rise#1
  7. Sprinkle flour on counter top. Remove dough from bowl and cut into quarters.
  8. Take one quarter of dough and shape into a rectangle. Cut into strips.
  9. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce cut strips
  10. Tie strip into a knot. Set on lightly greased baking sheet. Repeat with each quarter of dough.
  11. Cover and let rise 30-45 minutes.
  12. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce tie into knots
  13. Combine melted butter, 2 - 4 minced garlic cloves, and half cup parsley. Mix until well combined. Spread on top of each knot.
  14. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce top knots with butter sauce
  15. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of butter mixture.
  16. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  17. Bake at 350 for 17 to 22 minutes, or until tops are lightly golden brown.
  18. Cool knots on pan for 5 minutes. Move knots to cooling rack and allow to cool until they can be handled.
  19. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce garlic knots on cooling rack
  20. Serve with RAGU Homestyle Thick & Hearty traditional sauce. Enjoy!
  21. Garlic Knots with Ragu Sauce serve with RAGU sauce
Recipe by While He Was Napping at https://www.whilehewasnapping.com/2017/01/easy-parmesan-garlic-knots-the-perfect-appetizer/