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32 Savory Quick Breads for When You’re Not Feelin’ Sweet

Savory quick breads, like cheesy biscuits and herb-loaded loaves, make soups, stews and, well, everything better!

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Olive & Onion Quick BreadTaste of Home

Olive & Onion Quick Bread

I’ve been baking for over 50 years, and I never get tired of trying new recipes for my family, friends and co-workers. Baking actually relaxes me. I feel like an artist creating a masterpiece of love. This savory loaf makes a great gift. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania

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Sour Cream-Leek BiscuitsTaste of Home

Sour Cream-Leek Biscuits

These biscuits are a wonderful pairing for soups. I've made them with all-purpose white flour as well as whole wheat, and both work equally well. —Bonnie Appleton, Canterbury, Connecticut

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Parmesan Zucchini BreadTaste of Home

Parmesan Zucchini Bread

This loaf has a rugged, textured look that adds to its old-fashioned appeal. The mild Parmesan flavor nicely complements the zucchini, which adds bits of green color to every tender slice. —Christine Wilson, Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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Moist Red Pepper Cornbread

Moist Red Pepper Cornbread

The name of this recipe says it all—except how perfect they are for scooping up that last drop of soups and stews! —Katherine Thompson, Tybee Island, Georgia

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Creole CornbreadTaste of Home

Creole Cornbread

Cornbread is a staple of Cajun and Creole cuisine. This version is an old favorite, and it really tastes wonderful. I found the recipe in the bottom of my recipe drawer. —Enid Hebert, Lafayette, Louisiana

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Swiss Beer BreadTaste of Home

Swiss Beer Bread

This recipe is a favorite of my family because it isn't greasy like most of the other cheese breads I have tried. It will not last long! —Debi Wallace, Chestertown, New York

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Skillet Herb BreadTaste of Home

Skillet Herb Bread

This recipe was one of my mother’s favorites. The flavors call to mind the taste of cornbread stuffing! —Shirley Smith, Yorba Linda, California

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Sausage Cheese MuffinsTaste of Home

Sausage Cheese Muffins

These small savory muffins are fun to serve as appetizers or at brunch. With just five ingredients, the tasty bites are easy to whip up to take to a party, the office or a friend. —Willa Paget, Nashville, Tennessee

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Amish Onion Cake

Amish Onion Cake

This rich, moist bread with an onion-poppy seed topping is a wonderful break from your everyday bread routine. You can serve it with any meat, and it's a nice accompaniment to soup or salad. I've made it many times and have often been asked to share the recipe. —Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland

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Bacon-Pimiento Cheese Corn MuffinsTaste of Home

Bacon-Pimiento Cheese Corn Muffins

Cornbread is essential at family dinners, and with the addition of bacon and pimiento cheese, you'll have requests for more long after the get-together! —Holly Jones, Kennesaw, Georgia

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Herb Quick BreadTaste of Home

Herb Quick Bread

This simple bread is especially good with soups and stews, but slices are also tasty alongside fresh green salads. The herbs make it a flavorful treat any time of the year. —Donna Roberts, Shumway, Illinois

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Apple & Cheddar Mini Scones

Cheese and sage go well with apples, so why not put them all in scones? These mini ones make a fall brunch, tailgate or party even more fun. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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Crunchy BreadsticksTaste of Home

Crunchy Breadsticks

These thin, crisp breadsticks add a bit of elegance to a dinner. Each bite is perfectly seasoned with thyme and coarse salt. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Caraway Cheese BreadTaste of Home

Caraway Cheese Bread

We enjoy cheese in a variety of ways. In this savory bread, cheddar cheese blends beautifully with just the right amount of caraway. —Homer Wooten, Ridgetown, Ontario

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Cheesy Garlic Herb Quick BreadTaste of Home

Cheesy Garlic Herb Quick Bread

This could be the perfect bread for any dish. The sharp cheddar cheese makes it irresistible.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Louisiana Pecan Bacon BreadTaste of Home

Louisiana Pecan Bacon Bread

One Christmas, the babysitter brought gifts for my daughter and a basket of goodies, including pecan bread. When I make this bread, I remember that kind soul. —Marina Castle, Canyon Country, California

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Ham & Green Onion BiscuitsTaste of Home

Ham & Green Onion Biscuits

I started with my grandmother’s biscuits and added a bit of my personality. When I make these with my kids, it feels like she’s with us. —Amy Chase, Vanderhoof, British Columbia

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Bacon Walnut Bread with Honey ButterTaste of Home

Bacon Walnut Bread with Honey Butter

My savory walnut bread filled with bacon bits and blue cheese dressing is complemented by the sweetness of honey-flavored butter. Cut yourself a thick slice, slather on the butter and enjoy!—Pam Ivbuls, Omaha, Nebraska

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Ham BiscuitsTaste of Home

Ham Biscuits

Ordinary biscuits become even heartier with ground ham stirred into them. These handheld goodies are great fresh from the oven. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Favorite Mexican CornbreadTaste of Home

Favorite Mexican Cornbread

I love to cook and my supportive and encouraging mom finally convinced me to submit this recipe. I often serve this corn bread with chili. —Donna Hypes, Ramona, California

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Makeover Cheddar BiscuitsTaste of Home

Makeover Cheddar Biscuits

Here's our crack at the never-ending biscuits from Red Lobster. Made from scratch with lighter ingredients, they're just as cheesy and buttery as the original. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Tuscan Cornbread with Asiago ButterTaste of Home

Tuscan Cornbread with Asiago Butter

I had some fresh basil on hand and needed to find a use for it. Peering into my pantry, I saw a bag of cornmeal and figured that cornbread with a Tuscan twist would be delicious. During peak tomato season, I substitute the canned tomatoes with fresh—just remove the skins, seed and finely dice.—Michelle Anderson, Eagle, Idaho

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Celery-Onion PopoversTaste of Home

Celery-Onion Popovers

I found this handwritten recipe in a cookbook I received from my mom. With onion and celery, these pleasing popovers taste a little like stuffing. —Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida

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Rustic Garden Herb BiscuitsTaste of Home

Rustic Garden Herb Biscuits

The rosemary butter takes warm biscuits to another level. I use herbs from the garden but dried work, too. —Michelle Gauer, Spicer, Minnesota

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Blue Cheese & Shallot BreadTaste of Home

Blue Cheese & Shallot Bread

You’ll definitely want to cut yourself a thick slice of this savory, cheesy bread. The robust flavors will have everyone asking for the recipe! —Rita Rowland Auburn, Kentucky

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Zucchini & Cheese Drop BiscuitsTaste of Home

Zucchini & Cheese Drop Biscuits

These colorful little drop biscuits are very easy to put together and yet are packed full of flavor. I serve them warm out of the oven. —Keith Mesch, Mt. Healthy, Ohio

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Soft Sesame BreadsticksTaste of Home

Soft Sesame Breadsticks

I've been making these tasty breadsticks that go with almost any meal for years. Since they use ingredients like flour, sugar, baking powder and milk, it's convenient and inexpensive to mix up a batch. —Nancy Johnson, Connersville, Indiana

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Chive-Cheese CornbreadTaste of Home

Chive-Cheese Cornbread

This cornbread goes well with any main dish. The chives and sharp cheddar cheese give it a special flavor. —Sybil Eades, Gainesville, Georgia

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Garlic Potato BiscuitsTaste of Home

Garlic Potato Biscuits

We grow our own potatoes and garlic, so these delectable biscuits are on our table often. I make biscuits a lot because they’re quicker and easier than rolls. — Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida

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Herb & Sun-Dried Tomato MuffinsTaste of Home

Herb & Sun-Dried Tomato Muffins

Mom served these muffins instead of bread or buns. Now I make them to serve with soup or chili. — Betsy King, Duluth, Minnesota

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Italian-Style Drop BiscuitsTaste of Home

Italian-Style Drop Biscuits

My husband and I worked together to create this recipe by adding green chilies to our favorite garlic-cheese biscuits. They're even better this way!—LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma

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Cheese & Pesto BiscuitsTaste of Home

Cheese & Pesto Biscuits

Biscuits always liven up a meal, especially when they’re golden brown and filled with pesto, garlic and cheese for extra zip. —Liz Bellville, Jacksonville, North Carolina

Annamarie Higley
Annamarie Higley is an Associate Print Editor for Taste of Home magazine, as well as the brand's special issue publications. A midwestern transplant originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she enjoys hiking, trivia-ing, and—you guessed it!—all things cooking and baking.

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