Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 45 mins

A great Italian bread with lots of spice! You're gonna like this! :D

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat tomato puree in microwave or on stovetop to 100º F-110ºF. Stir in yeast and sugar; allow to stand 5 minutes. Add onions.
  2. Combine 4 cups (white and whole wheat) flour, salt, Italian seasoning, basil, garlic powder, black pepper and celery seed in large mixing bowl. Beat in tomato mixture and melted butter. Stir in 1-3/4 cups flour; mix well with electric mixer.
  3. Knead 5 to 10 minutes on a floured surface until dough is smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl; cover and let rise about 40 minutes or until double.
  4. Punch down; divide the dough in half. Form each half into a round loaf and place in a greased 9-inch round cake pan, or place both loaves on a greased baking sheet. Cover; let rise about 40 minutes or until double. Brush surface with egg white.
  5. Bake at 350º F for 40 to 45 minutes. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

I cut the recipe in half to make one loaf used fresh grated garlic and used all white flour. This is such a nice light fluffy bread filled flavours. Definite keeper. made for Newest Zaar Tag

wicked cook 46 September 11, 2009