Spinach and Parmesan Rustic Bread (Bread Machine)

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READY IN: 43mins




  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan; add the chopped onion and sauté until a light golden color. Add the spinach, stir well to combine and cover tightly.
  • Remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Then stir again and let the pan, uncovered, to cool.
  • Place the spinach mixture in the bread machine pan. Add the water and egg.
  • Sprinkle the bread flour, ensuring that it completely covers the liquid mixture.
  • Now sprinkle the cheese inside.
  • Place the salt and sugar in separate corners of the bread pan.
  • Make a shallow indention in the center of the flour, add the yeast.
  • Set the bread machine to the dough setting. Press start.
  • Lightly flour 2 baking sheets.
  • When the dough cycle has finished, remove the dough from the machine and place on a lightly floured surface, gently punch the dough down, then carefully roll it out to a rectangle about 1 inch thick.
  • Roll up the dough from one long side to form a thick baton shape with a square end.
  • Place the baton on the prepared baking sheet, seam side up, cover it with lightly oiled plastic wrap; set aside to rest 15 minutes.
  • Turn the bread over and place on the second baking sheet. Plump up the dough by tucking the ends and sides under.
  • Cover with the oiled wrap and let rest in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • Using a sharp knife, slash the top of the bread with 5 diagonal slashes.
  • Bake for 28 minutes, or until it is golden.
  • Turn unto a wire rack to cool.