No-Knead Sun-dried Tomato Garlic Basil Bread

An easy tasty bread made with no kneading. Just beat with a wooden spoon. Eat warm out of the oven or enjoy toasted with butter or in a hearty sandwich.



Step: 1

Combine 2 cups flour, yeast, salt, and sugar in a large bowl. Add warm water and olive oil; stir with a wooden spoon until well blended. Slowly mix in remaining 1 cup flour until dough holds together and isn’t sticky.

Step: 2

Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until doubled in size, about 3 hours.

Step: 3

Dust a baking sheet with cornmeal.

Step: 4

Punch dough down and stir in sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and garlic using a wooden spoon or with your hands. Form dough into a loaf and place on the prepared baking sheet. Let dough rise in a warm area of the kitchen for 30 minutes.

Step: 5

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step: 6

Bake in the preheated oven until loaf is golden brown, about 30 minutes.


Per Serving: 272 calories; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 52.7g; fat 3.1g; sodium 679.7mg.

The quality of the flour can make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal dough , which doesn’t always rise as well as white bread.

To made this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.

A bread first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it yesterday , then clear it off the next day.

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