Bread Machine French Bread Italian Style

Total Time
3hrs 34mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs 24 mins

A light bread that can be made however you want to flavor it. Use your imagination, and even plain it is a good French bread. Makes a one pound loaf


  1. Add the ingredients to the bread machine per your bread machine instructions.
  2. Use the French Bread cycle, medium crust, and 1 pound loaf.
  3. Remove when done and cool before slicing.
Most Helpful

5 5

What can I say but WOW. Had it with spaghetti and meatballs. Wouldn't change a thing. Very flavorable crusty bread. Thanks for the great recipe. A keeper.

5 5

This smelled so good baking and went perfect with the oven-baked Chicken Parmesan that I made for dinner. It'd also rock as a dough to make mini-hoagies for meatball sandwiches.

5 5

This bread has a fantastic flavor! I made it to use in grilled cheese sandwiches using Gouda and tomatoes and they turned out fabulous! The herbs in the bread were so flavorful. I only wish my bread machine could make a larger loaf of this! I will be making this again very soon.