Garlic Basil Bread

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 119


1 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon margarine or butter softened
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 cups bread flour
2 tablespoons dry milk powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2 1/4 teaspoons bread machine or quick active dry yeast


Make 1 Pound Recipe with bread machines that use at least 2 cups flour, or make 1 1/2 Pound Recipe with bread machines that use at least 3 cups flour.

Measure carefully, placing all ingredients in bread machine pan in the order recommended by the manufacturer.

Select Basic/White cycle. Use Medium or Light crust color. Do not use delay cycles. Remove baked bread from pan, and cool on wire rack.

1 slice: 140 calories (20 calories from fat) 2g fat (0g saturated) 0mg cholesterol 310mg sodium 28g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber) 4g protein.

If your bread machine has a 2-pound vertical pan, the loaf will be short, but still will have good texture and flavor. If your bread machine has a horizontal pan, however, there isn't enough dough to make a good loaf of baked bread.

Sandwich Board
Here's how to make quick and easy Parmesan Cheese Breadsticks. Spread toasted slices of this garlicky basil bread with margarine or butter. Sprinkle generously with grated or finely shredded Parmesan cheese. Cut each piece of toast into 1-inch sticks. Kids love them, especially for dunking into a bowl of their favorite soup for a quick lunch.

From "Betty Crocker's Best Bread Machine Cookbook, The Goodness of Homemade Bread the Easy Way." Text Copyright 1999 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 119
Calories from Fat: 8

This Garlic Basil Bread recipe is from the Betty Crocker's Best Bread Machine Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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