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Garlic Yeast Bread Recipe

"I like to use slices of this tender garlic bread to make roast beef sandwiches," remarks Sharen Clark of Sunnyside, Washington. "With its golden crust and wonderful Italian flavor, it's also a nice accompaniment to spaghetti and other pasta dishes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours YIELD:16 servings


  • 2/3 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast


  • 1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf,(1 pound).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.

Nutritional Facts

One slice (prepared with margarine) equals 71 calories, 152 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 13 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 1 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.