Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls

Tender dinner rolls seasoned with onion, fresh garlic and herbs. A great addition to any dinner or holiday meal.

Garlic and Herb Dinner Roll Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

There’s something about Target that just says – hand over your money because you don’t really need it anyway… or something like that. Right? I mean how often do you walk in there and leave without spending way more than you ever wanted to? It’s nearly impossible. Granted, it’s not like I buy things that are total nonsense… okay maybe sometimes but they always have their uses. Socks for the kids, candy for my belly (totally justifiable), the latest Essie color… all necessary. And don’t get me started on the dollar section and holiday area.

Is Target the same way for you? What stores totally sucker you in?

Garlic and Herb Dinner Roll Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

Next to turkey and pie… Thanksgiving is all about the carbs. Right? I mean we’ve got stuffing and rolls and potatoes and nom nom… sorry I’m already going into a carb coma. I can’t wait. The things I look forward to most are stuffing, pie, rolls and mashed potatoes. I could *gasp* live without the turkey. Just pile my plate high with everything else and I’d be totally content. This year I’m actually skipping the giant bird and just doing turkey breast. I figure, fewer people and no one eats the dark meat so why waste it. Buy what you’re going to eat.

Anyway… rolls… Ever since I was little, rolls have always been a huge part of Thanksgiving. It’s one of those holiday memories that’s permanently ingrained on my brain. Clover rolls make me think of Thanksgiving. That’s *the* roll we have every Thanksgiving and I’m sure it won’t change. It’s just how it is. But I do try lots of others, including this one which is basically a recreation of some of my other favorites.

These rolls are soft with a slightly crisp shell. They’re packed with flavor from the onions, garlic and herbs. Slather a warm roll with butter and you’ll be in heaven.

Garlic and Herb Dinner Roll Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com


Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls

Tender dinner rolls seasoned with onion, fresh garlic and herbs. A great addition to any dinner or holiday meal.
Prep Time1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 rolls

Ingredients

  • 1 C milk heated to 115°F
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 3 - 3 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp minced dried onion
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp water

Instructions

  • Heat milk to 115°F. Mix in yeast and sugar. Allow yeast to proof for 5-10 minutes.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer add remaining dry ingredients and freshly minced garlic. When yeast has puffed up, lock mixer and turn it on low. Slowly add milk mixture and olive oil. Continue mixing until dough pulls away from the bowl. Add dough to a lightly greased large bowl. Cover and allow to rise in a warm location for 1 hour or until nearly doubled in size.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Shape into a ball, placing seem side down into a 9x13-inch baking dish. Cover and allow rolls to rise for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl beat together one egg with 1 Tbsp water. Brush egg wash over rolls.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until tops are golden. Cool slightly prior to serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to several days. Reheat rolls as needed.

Notes

-A stand mixer was used for mixing this recipe. If mixing by hand, it will require extra kneading and elbow grease.
-Substitute ingredients at your own risk. I cannot promise how it will turn out if you change ingredients.
-As with all baking and bread making, there are many factors that can play a major factor in the final result of the food, including but not limited to weather, elevation, various yeast issues, etc.
-Add a portion of flour at a time until the dough comes together.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel

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