I have now lost the original recipe for this, but that is okay. It called for a lengthy process that included stuffing the bread with a fresh pesto sauce. We all know now that I do not have the patience for stuff like that, so I throw it all in one bowl & let it be easy! ~ From my blog The Dinner Babes at http://dinnerbabe.blogspot.com/ ~
Turn on oven light.
In a stand mixer fitted with a flat beater, mix half of the flour with the yeast, sugar, & salt.
Add the water, olive oil, basil, cheese, & garlic.
Mix, adding more flour 1/4 cup at a time, until the dough forms a shaggy mass.
Remove flat beater & attach dough hook.
Knead dough with dough hook about 8 minutes, adding remaining flour when dough becomes sticky (this dough will remain a little
Cover mixer bowl & place in oven until dough doubles in bulk (about 20 minutes).
Punch dough down, divide in half, shape into two loaves, & place in greased loaf pans.
Cover pans & place in oven to rise until dough reaches the top of the pan (20 to 40 minutes).
Remove covering from pans & heat oven to 375?.
Bake loaves 40 to 50 minutes.
Let cool in pans about 10 minutes.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (152g)|
|Recipe Makes: 12|
|Calories from Fat: 45 (11%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 4.9g||7 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.9g||5 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.8g|
|Cholesterol 1.5mg||0 %|
|Sodium 31.5mg||1 %|
|Potassium 172.1mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 75.7g||22 %|
|Dietary Fiber 3.5g||14 %|
|Sugars, other 72.2g|
|Protein 11g||16 %|
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Calories per serving: 395
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