Rustic Round Herb Bread Recipe
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Rustic Round Herb Bread Recipe

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I've had this bread recipe for at least 10 years. It takes only 10 minutes to stir together. Wedges are marvelous served warm and are great with soup. —Patricia Vatta of Norwood, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 185 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 379mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch, 1 fat


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. In another bowl, whisk the egg, yogurt and milk. Stir into dry ingredients until just moistened.
  2. Spoon into a 9-in. round baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  3. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into wedges. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Rustic Round Herb Bread in Light & Tasty April/May 2003, p29

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Reviewed Sep. 23, 2013

"I made this to go with soup for my family and it was excellent. It went together very fast, uses ingredients that I usually have on hand, and tastes great. We will be enjoying this bread again soon!"

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2012

"OMG, this is incredible. It comes together so quick and is excellent. The texture is moist and airy and the flavor is wonderful. I will be making this often in the future. Will go well with anything, Italian dishes, salad, soup, and just for eating alone (yes, it's that good!)"

Reviewed Aug. 29, 2012

"i didn't care for this at all. It was grainy and i could taste the baking soda."

Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"The only problem I have with this bread is that I want it all for myself!

I have subbed sour cream if I find I'm out of yogurt with great results."

Reviewed Mar. 15, 2010

"Similar to a cheesy drop biscuit"

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