French Herb Bread

French Herb Bread

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"Crusty, chewy bread ribboned with a savory filling. This is an authentic French recipe."

Ingredients

2 h 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 206 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 32g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 365 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl combine the yeast, sugar, 1 teaspoon of the salt and 1 1/2 cups of the flour.
  2. In a sauce pan combine the milk, water and 1/4 cup of the butter or margarine until 110 degrees F (38 degrees C). Add milk mixture and vinegar to the flour mixture and blend at low speed of the mixer until moistened. Beat at medium speed for 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in 1 1/2 cups additional flour to form a sticky dough. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead adding 1/2 to 1 cup more of flour until dough is smooth and pliable. Place dough in a greased bowl and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume.
  4. Punch down dough and roll into a rectangle shape about 16x8 inches.
  5. In a saucepan heat the onion, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, parsley and 2 tablespoons butter or margarine until butter or margarine is melted. Spread over the dough rectangle and starting from the 16 inch side roll the dough up tightly like a jelly roll.
  6. Place the bread seam side down onto a greased cookie sheet and let rise until doubled in sized.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  8. Bake bread until golden brown about 20 to 30 minutes. Brush hot bread with melted butter and sprinkle with chopped parsley.
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Thank you, Aronna! I now use this recipe all the time, sometimes with the herb filling, sometimes without. The tender, fine texture and crisp crust make this bread wonderful either way. I've al...

OH MY GOSH!!I will be taking this bread everywhere I go from now on!I will have so many friends!I added more if the filling,but I don't recomend doing this.It made the bread too hard to fully co...

This bread is a wonderful complement to any meal!