Made with store bought, pre-made pizza dough, these easy Garlic Knots are a simple & vegan appetizer! Perfect for dipping in marinara sauce.
Garlic Knots, made at home
Garlic knots! Have you made them before?
Since I do not own a Kitchen Aid standing mixer, I tend to stay away from most recipes that require a significant amount of kneading. I do love homemade pizza however, which is where Trader Joe’s pre-made dough comes in handy.
I wish they still sold the whole wheat option, but today we’re making the best of it with an herby, garlic-infused recipe that is sure to be a hit at your next party.
How to Make Garlic Knots from Pizza Dough
First, you take 1 pound of prepare pizza dough, divide it, and let it rise for an hour or so. This will help insure the fluffiest texture.
Then comes the fun part – rolling. You’ll roll out the dough and cut it into strips with a pizza cutter. Holding each end of the strip, you’ll tie a knot (or bow!) with the dough.
With quick sprinkles of garlic powder and nutritional yeast + a brush of olive oil, these are ready for the oven! You can let them rise once more if you’d like, but I haven’t found that necessary.
What can I serve with this recipe?
Once the knots are in the oven you’ll met some butter on the stovetop while adding in some extra minced garlic and fresh herbs.
After 15 minutes of baking, the knots are ready to be tossed in the melted butter mixture. That’s it!
I enjoy serving mine with marinara sauce; pesto would be a fun alternative.
I hope you enjoy this recipe for vegan garlic knots! Please let me know in the comments or on Instagram if you give it a try.
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