Homemade Potato Rosemary Bread

8
Dee Stillwell

By
@LILLYDEE

I had alot of leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving dinner. I love a good sturdy white bread for turkey sandwiches so I decided to make some. I also had alot of rosemary so decided to combine the two in this recipe. It turned out great and the family all loved it with their turkey sammies. Enjoy!
* The prep time listed is for the mixing, kneading and rising the dough twice.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2 large loaves of bread
Prep:
1 Hr 40 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    butter or evoo, your choice
  • 3 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/3 c
    mashed potatoes
  • 2 pkg
    rapid rise yeast
  • 7 - 8 c
    flour, you may need a little more. i used 1/2 unbleached bread flour and 1/2 white whole wheat flour.
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh rosemary
  • ·
    butter for brushing the tops before & after baking

How to Make Homemade Potato Rosemary Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Grease 2 large bread pans - 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
    In a microwave safe bowl, place water, milk, butter, sugar, & salt (I used leftover cold mashed potatoes so I added them here to warm them)
    Heat enough to melt butter.
    Pour into large bowl of electric stand mixer.
  2. Sprinkle yeast over liquid mixture. Add approx 3 1/3 cups of flour & the rosemary & beat well until well combined batter is formed.
    Beat in enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough.
    Change beater to bread dough hook.
    Add more flour as needed to make a stiff but still soft dough. Let dough hook knead dough for 10 minutes, scraping down every couple minutes.
  3. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface & knead dough for a few minutes, incorporating a little more flour if needed until you have a dough that is soft & smooth & no longer sticky.
    Grease a large bowl with EVOO.
    Place dough, smooth side down in bowl to grease the surface
    Turn greased, smooth side up & cover with plastic wrap.
  4. Place in warm area to rise until doubled in size, about 35-40 minutes. I turn on my oven for a few minutes till it's about 90 degrees, turn oven off and place it in there.
    Punch down & divide in 2 pieces.
  5. On lightly floured surface, press dough out to remove air bubbles & form into a loaf.
    Place in prepared bread pan, repeat with 2nd piece of dough.
    Brush loaf with melted butter.
    Place in a warm area & loosly cover again with plastic wrap
    Let rise until doubled in size, approx. 40 minutes.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated 375 degree oven for 35-40 minutes.
    Loaves should be golden on top & sound hollow when tapped. Brush crust again with melted butter.
    Turn out onto wire racks to cool. Let cool for 10-15 minutes or as long as you can wait to slice into this baby. Slather with butter, dip in Italian butter, or make a nice turkey sammie and enjoy!

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About Homemade Potato Rosemary Bread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #potato, #rosemary




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