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Garlic Knots Recipe

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Easy Garlic Knots are the perfect start to pizza night. They are also great with a salad, a bowl of soup, or just eaten as a snack!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: garlic knots
Servings: 12
Calories: 144kcal



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Cut the pizza dough into 12 equal pieces. On a lightly floured surface, roll each piece into about an 8 inch long rope. Take the ends of the dough and tie into a knot (over, under, and through). Place each knot on prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter and cook the garlic for 1-2 minutes over medium-low heat. Remove from heat and stir in dried basil, oregano, parsley, and a pinch of salt.
  • Brush the garlic knots lightly with the garlic butter. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the knots are golden brown. Remove from the oven and brush with the remaining garlic butter. Sprinkle each garlic knot with Parmesan Romano cheese. Serve with warm pizza sauce or marinara sauce.


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 3mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1.1mg