Total Time
2hrs 40mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 40 mins

I found this recipe years ago and don't remember where... It is a hardy bread that goes well with soups or used for sandwiches. Simple to make yet tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Reserve 1 tblsp of sugar for yeast mixture.
  2. Combine remaining sugar, salt, oil, 1 1/2 c water, sundried tomatoes, basil, red pepper flakes and tomato paste in a large bowl and let soak.
  3. Dissolve yeast, 1 tblsp sugar and 1/3 c water.
  4. When yeast is active combine half of the flour and the water and seasoning mix, then add the yeast mixture, mix well.
  5. Add enough of the remaining flour to create a stiff dough.
  6. Let rise twice.
  7. Preheat oven to 375F and form dough into one loaf -- let rise, then bake for 40-50 minutes.