Italian Bread Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Homemade Italian bread is actually very easy to make and tastes delicious!

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Italian Bread

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Ingredients for Italian Bread Recipe

  • 2.50 cup Bread Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cup Warm Water
  • 1 tablespoon Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Warm Water, for mixing with the yeast
  • 1 Egg, scrambled
  • As required Semolina Flour

Directions: Italian Bread Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Begin by mixing the yeast with the 1/4 cup of warm water.

step 2

  • STEP 2.In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, salt and olive oil.

step 3

  • STEP 3.Mix the yeast and water combination again before adding into the large bowl.

step 4

  • STEP 4.Using clean hands, begin mixing the contents in the bowl, by hand.

step 5

  • STEP 5.If too dry, slowly add in the extra water. Add in 1/4 cup of water at a time and mix in between.

step 6

  • STEP 6.Once all of the water is added, if still too dry, add in a little bit more water.

step 7

  • STEP 7.If too wet, don

step 8

  • STEP 8.T worry, you can add in a little bit of flour.

step 9

  • STEP 9.If your hands are sticking to the dough, dip your hands in a bowl of water before kneading the dough again.

step 10

  • STEP 10.Once the dough is fully mixed, split into two, and place into two separate bowls that have been lightly sprinkled with flour.

step 11

  • STEP 11.Once the dough balls are in each bowl, sprinkle a little bit of flour on top of each dough ball and cover with plastic wrap.

step 12

  • STEP 12.Place a towel on top of both bowls and let sit for one hour to allow the dough to grow.

step 13

  • STEP 13.After one hour, cover your hands in flour and then remove the dough from the bowl and place on your tabletop or cutting board.

step 14

  • STEP 14.Roll the dough out so that it is about two to three inches thick and then place on a cutting board that has been sprinkled with flour.

step 15

  • STEP 15.Cover with a towel and let it sit for 30 minutes to allow it to grow. After about 30 minutes, it grows about twice its size.

step 16

  • STEP 16.Preheat the oven to 410°f with a pizza stone inside.

step 17

  • STEP 17.After the 30 minutes, cut very thin slits on top of the dough, diagonally, about two inches apart.

step 18

  • STEP 18.Brush the raw, scrambled egg over top the dough, to give it a beautiful color when baked.

step 19

  • STEP 19.Sprinkle some semolina flour over top a pizza peel and place the bread dough on top.

step 20

  • STEP 20.Slide the bread dough onto the pizza stone and let bake for 25-30 minutes.

step 21

  • STEP 21.Remove from the oven and set aside for at least five minutes.

step 22

  • STEP 22.Cut into slices and serve with your favorite dish or with some delicious extra virgin olive oil for dipping.

step 23

    calories per serving
    32 g Fat7 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

    Current Totals

    • Fat
    • Protein
    • Carbs
    • Fiber


    • Carbs
    • Protein
    • Fiber


    • Fat

    Vitamins & Minerals

    • Calcium
    • Iron
    • Vitamin A
    • Vitamin B1
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B2
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B3
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B6
      < 1mg
    • Vitamin B9
    • Vitamin B12
    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin E
    • Copper
      < 1mcg
    • Magnesium
    • Manganese
      < 1mg
    • Phosphorus
    • Selenium
    • Zinc
      < 1mg
    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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    Recipe By Slurrp