Basil and Sun-dried Tomato Bread

Basil and Sun-dried Tomato Bread


"This hearty, herb bread goes great with pasta! Use dried tomatoes, not tomatoes that are reconstituted and packed in oil."


servings 156 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 204 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, pour boiling water over sun-dried tomato halves to cover. Soak for 10 minutes, drain, and cool to room temperature. With scissors, snip into 1/4 inch pieces.
  2. Place all ingredients into the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select the Basic or White Bread cycle, and Start.
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  1. 19 Ratings


I, too, had the same problem as the first reviewer. In any case, this bread is very tasty. If you like a french bread style, simply remove it from the bread machine after the second rise (it rea...

I tried this recipe twice and could not get the bread to rise. It sounded so good. What a bummer!

This bread sounded so gooood. I just had to try it in spite of the low rating. I did as reviewer MaggieMcGuire suggested and the loaf came out simply scrumdidlyumptious. My roommate loved it too...

I, too, had trouble getting this recipe to rise. Here's what I finally did: double the amount of yeast and replace the wheat bran with an equal amount of vital wheat gluten. No need to use bo...

I followed the advice of pervious reviewers and used 2T gluten, 1T sugar, and 1t garlic powder and this bread actually came out pretty good. It turns a very pretty orange color from the tomatoes...

No attention was paid to detail of the ingredients when written. This bread needs some oil and sweetner, neither of which was included in the recipe. The yeast needs sugar or other sweetner su...

This recipe worked for me because I tinkered with it. I prepped and baked it manually. I dissolved the yeast with 2 tbsp of sugar, then added 2 tbsp of olive oil to that, then added all the dr...

I followed Maggie McGuires suggestions. Three things I have learned in baking bread, whether in the bread machine or by hand, is to use Rapid Rise Yeast and to proof it in 1/4 cup of the liqui...

I took a few bites and threw the rest away. I followed the recipe as written, I may have used the wrong setting on my breadmaker as it turned out heavy and dense.