tomato basil bread

Total Time
3hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 3 hrs

this is a great bread if you're in the mood for something different. from taste of home, this makes a 1 1/2 lb loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. add all ingredients to bread machine.
  2. select basic bread setting.
  3. check dough after 5 minutes, add 1-2 tsp of water if needed.


Most Helpful

A nice change from white bread. This recipe seems to be very adaptable by changing some of the spices slightly it will go with many soups or stews. We had this with Crockpot Beef Vegetable Soup recipe#42645 which also used similar spices and they were very good together. If you are lucky enough to have any leftover bread this will be great for breadcrumbs or in stuffing. Thanks Chia for sharing!

ellie_ December 15, 2003

Very delicious and easy to make. The bread stays soft unlike many other breads I have made from scratch. I chose this recipe because every other recipe like this one called for tomato paste and I liked that this one uses tomato sauce. I made this in the oven and hand kneaded it. I did not have dried onion flakes so I used onion powder. Even better if you make it with fresh basil. If you hand knead it, use one entire packet of active dry yeast and let it rise 1.5 hours the first rise and in the pan 1 to 1.5 hours. Bake at 350 degrees F until bread sounds hollow when tapped (30-45 minutes). I will be making this again and again, thanks for sharing!

Shannon Holmes January 18, 2010

Wish you could smell my kitchen! I didn't have marjoram so I substituted savory/ za'atar that Pneuma sent from Israel ~ it contains marjoram, thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds! I also added 3 tablespoons sesame seeds ~ I used the dough cycle, then shaped and let the loaf rise for 45 minutes ~ baked in Pyrex at 350F for 23 minutes. This bread is delicious and will make great toasted cheese sandwiches ~ Made for TOTM Tag It Red game for February!

Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle February 04, 2009

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