Delicious and Healthy Garden Herb Loaf Recipe

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Delicious and Healthy Garden Herb Loaf Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
80mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 31, 2023

This Garden Herb Loaf is a delicious and healthy bread recipe that is packed with the fresh flavors of herbs and vegetables. It is easy to make and perfect for enjoying as a side dish or snack. The loaf has a soft and moist texture with a crispy crust, making it a delightful treat for any time of the day. With its vibrant colors and aromatic flavors, this garden herb loaf is a must-try for all bread lovers.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh vegetables (carrots, bell peppers, zucchini, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (parsley, basil, chives, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, dried herbs, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper.
  3. Add the grated cheddar cheese, chopped vegetables, and fresh herbs to the dry ingredients. Mix well to evenly distribute the veggies and herbs.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, vegetable oil, and egg.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Transfer the batter to the greased loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the oven and let the loaf cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then, transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing and serving.

Interesting Facts

  • This Garden Herb Loaf is a versatile recipe that can be customized with your favorite veggies and herbs.
  • Using fresh ingredients adds an extra burst of flavor to the bread.
  • The combination of cheddar cheese and herbs creates a wonderful savory taste.
  • You can enjoy this garden herb loaf on its own, or pair it with soup, salad, or your favorite spreads.