Sun-Dried Tomato and Onion Bread Recipe

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Sun-Dried Tomato and Onion Bread
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  1. Sift flour and salt into a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water.
  3. Let stand 5-10 minutes until frothy.
  4. Stir 3 tbsp olive oil into yeast mixture.
  5. Using a wooden spoon, gradually stir yeast mixture into flour to give a soft, but not sticky, dough.
  6. Knead on a lightly flour surfgace 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  7. Put dough into an oiled medium-size bowl.
  8. Cover and let rise in a warm place 35-40 minutes until doubled in size.
  9. Oil a baking sheet.
  10. Heat remaining 1 tbsp olive oil in a skillet, add onion and garlic.
  11. Cook 3 minutes until softened.
  12. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.
  13. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and cut in half.
  14. Roll out to give 2 rectangles each about 12 x 9.
  15. Transfer 1 piece to the baking sheet and prick surface with fork.
  16. Spread cooked onion mixture over pricked dough, leaving a 1/2 inch boarder around the edge.
  17. Arrange sun-dried tomatoes and basil leaves over onion and season with the ground pepper.
  18. Moisten edges of the dough with a little cold water and cover with second sheet of dough.
  19. Crimp edges to seal.
  20. Using a sharp knife make a lattice pattern on surface of dough.
  21. Brush with a little milk to glaze and sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
  22. Let rise 20 minutes.
  23. Preheat oven to 450.
  24. Bake loaf in preheated oven about 25 minutes until golden-brown and underside is firm and lightly colored.
  25. Serve warm or cold.
  26. Cut into pieces and garnish with basil.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 710.35 Kcal (2974 kJ)
Calories from fat 195.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.77g 33%
Sodium 688.04mg 29%
Potassium 656.09mg 14%
Total Carbs 111.14g 37%
Sugars 1.72g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.84g 23%
Protein 19.41g 39%
Vitamin C 31.3mg 52%
Iron 6.4mg 36%
Calcium 50.8mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 259.29 Kcal (1086 kJ)
Calories from fat 71.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.95g 33%
Sodium 251.14mg 29%
Potassium 239.48mg 14%
Total Carbs 40.57g 37%
Sugars 0.63g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2.13g 23%
Protein 7.09g 39%
Vitamin C 11.4mg 52%
Iron 2.4mg 36%
Calcium 18.5mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.2
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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