Savoury Biscotti

Switch up your Biscotti game with these crunchy moreish savoury Biscotti, packed with Mediterranean flavours. The process of making them is straightforward and they make a great savoury snack.

Savoury Mediterranean Biscotti

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 130g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 25g black olives, finely chopped
  • 35g sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 30g grated Parmesan
  • 35g toasted Pine nuts

Method:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar.
  2. Add olive oil gradually whisking until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, basil and oregano.
  4. Stir dry mixture into egg mixture until well combined.
  5. Add the sun-dried tomatoes, olives, Parmesan and pine nuts. Combine thoroughly.
  6. Shape dough into a log about 8 inches long and place on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Flatten the top slightly.
  7. Bake at 170°C/325°F for about 30 minutes or until pale golden and not quite firm to the touch.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for a few minutes.
  9. Place on a cutting board and slice into 1/2 inch thick slices with a knife.
  10. Place slices back on baking sheet and return to oven for about 20 minutes or until firm and dry, turning over halfway through cooking time.
  11. Allow to cool fully before transferring to an airtight container.

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