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Mike's Italian Bread

A nice round bread for dipping in your favorite oil and vinegar mix"

Ingredients

¾ cup hot water
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons dry yeast
3-4 cups shifted flour
2-3 large cloves garlic minced
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1-1 ½ tablespoons Italian seasoning
¼ cup shredded fresh parmesan cheese
¼ cup shredded fresh Romano cheese
1/3 cup olive oil
¼ cup red wine (or water)


Instructions

In med bowl mix sugar and yeast into hot water and set aside for 5 min, in large bowl mix 3 cups flour with next 5 ingredients. Add yeast mixture , oil and wine to flour mixture and blend to form a soft dough (add flour as needed) and turn out to floured surface and knead for 5 min, return to oiled bowl and cover to rise for 30 mins. Turn out to floured surface and form into a pancake ~ 8in round, transfer to cookie sheet brush with olive oil and let rise for 20 to 30 min. heat oven to 365 deg and place a pan of water on lowest rack, bake bread for 20 min or till light brown, transfer to wire cooling rack and brush with olive oil and return to oven for ~10 mins (or till golden brown). Remove let cool and enjoy

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Servings

one round loaf

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

no nutrition information available