Rosemary Artisan Bread

Recipe by healthy mamma
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 1-2 loaves




  • Mix yeast, warm water and sugar together in a large bowl. Set aside for five minutes, or until mixture becomes foamy.
  • Stir in olive oil, lemon, salt, rosemary, garlic, onion, cheese and 3 cups flour into the yeast mixture.
  • Gradually mix in next three cups of flour. (Dough will be stiff). Knead for 5 to 10 minutes, or until it is smooth and elastic.
  • Place in an oiled bowl, turning to cover sides with oil. Cover with a towel, or plastic wrap. Let rise for 1 hour, or until dough has doubled.
  • Punch down to release all the air. Shape into a ball. Place in a greased ceramic stoneware, or into two 9x5 inch, greased pans.
  • Allow to rise for 1/2 hour again, until doubled in a warm place.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 2 loaves, 30 minutes, for one loaf, 40 minutes.
  • Remove loaves from pans and let cool on wire racks for at least 15 minutes, before slicing.