Crunchy Sourdough Breadsticks


Here's a yummy recipe to serve with your favorite salad or soup--also called Grissini.

1/2 cup warm water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup FED sourdough starter
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon dried chives
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried crushed rosemary
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon instant yeast
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In medium bowl, combine water, oil, sourdough, flour, herbs, sugar, yeast, and salt. Mix well, kneading until smooth and elastic. Let dough rest for 10 minutes. Roll onto floured surface into a 12x20" rectangle, about 1/4" thick. Cut into long strips. Twist and stretch each piece to fit the baking sheet. Sprinkle with olive oil and grated Parmesan cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Stays fresh for up to two days. Makes 30 pieces.
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