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Tomato Bread

 Tomato Bread
I enjoy making homemade bread with this recipe. When I make toasted cheese sandwiches with this bread, it's just like eating pizza.
32 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 to 6-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 cups tomato or V8 juice
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine 3 cups flour, sugar, yeast, salt, oregano,
  • garlic powder, basil and rosemary. In a large saucepan, heat the
  • tomato juice, tomato sauce and oil to 120°-130°, stirring
  • occasionally. Add the dry ingredients; beat until smooth. Stir in
  • enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in
  • half. Shape into two loaves. Place in two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf

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Tomato Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove
  • from pans to cool on wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 102 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 147 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.