Herbed-Tomato Cheese Bread Recipe
This rustic-looking loaf is so versatile. Thick slices are great with Sunday breakfast omelets, a salad lunch, a pasta dinner...or even as an appetizer for guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon each dried basil, thyme and rosemary, crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 egg
- 1-1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 3 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cheeses, baking powder, baking soda and seasonings. In another bowl, whisk the egg, buttermilk, oil and tomato paste. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
- 2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
1 serving (1 slice) equals 159 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 339 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.
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