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Quick Bread Bowls

I never thought it could be this easy to make bread bowls at home. While the dough is mixing and rising, you have time to stir up a thick soup or chili to fill the bowls. —Renee Keller, Dodgeville, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Directions

  • In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When the cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Divide into fourths; shape each into a ball. Place on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. Cut the top fourth off each roll; carefully hollow out bottom, leaving a 1/4-in. shell (discard removed bread or save for another use). Fill with chili, chowder or stew.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 394 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 684mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.
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  • bn8638
    May 2, 2016

    these weren't too bad. would probably make again one day. they are way too small when made into four bread bowls though. they only held about 1/2 cup of soup. next time i would make the recipe yield only two bowls so they would be a little bit larger. although, we did just fill them up again after first bowl was eaten so i guess that works too.

  • Mrs.BAM
    Jan 24, 2015

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  • astrawberrypointe
    Jul 30, 2014

    These were really good and a perfect size. My dough didn't rise very much though, and I added Mrs. Dash and garlic to the bread as it mixed, did an egg white wash as they baked. Crusty golden outside and soft yummy inside, will make these again.

  • noe1111
    Jul 29, 2014

    Definitely was easy to make, I didn't use a bread machine I just used my hands, but overall the taste is very bland and boring. I will not be using this recipe again.

  • hleb
    Dec 4, 2012

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  • dwinokur
    Jan 16, 2012

    Good taste and texture. Make sure to check after 5 minutes of mixing to make sure extra flour is not needed. If the dough is too moist, the bowls may be flatter than you want.

  • Renmus
    Feb 23, 2010

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  • Jen21986
    Jan 7, 2010

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  • Lonna
    Apr 14, 2009

    I subed 1c whole wheat flour for one of the c flour and they were great.Will be using this recipe many times.

  • teri396
    Apr 2, 2009

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