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cheese and potato bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Robin DuPree
Coldspring, TX

This was a very easy and tasty bread to make that I got from my cookbook called, "Potatoes" too. I love the rosemary and Swiss cheese combination in this recipe..

(1 rating)
prep time 55 Min

Ingredients For cheese and potato bread

  • 1 c
    diced mealy potatoes
  • 2
    7 g active dry yeast
  • 5 c
    white bread flour
  • 2 c
    vegetable bouillon
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped rosemary
  • 1/4 c
    gragted swiss cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make cheese and potato bread

  • 1
    Light grease and flour a baking sheet. Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 10 minutes, or umtil soft. Drain and mash.
  • 2
    Transfer the mashed potatloes to a large mixing bowl. Stir in the yeast, flour, and bouillon, and mix to forn a smooth dough. Add garlic, rosemary, and 3/4 of the cheese and knead the dough for 5 minutes. Make a hollow in the dough, then pour in the oil, add the salt, and knead the dough again.
  • 3
    Cover the dough and leave it to rise in a warm place for 1 1/12 hours, or until doubled in size.
  • 4
    Knead the dough again, and divide it into 3 equal portions. Roll each portion into a sausage about 14 inches/35 cm long.
  • 5
    Press one end of the braids together, then carefully braid the dough, without breaking it, and fold the remaining ends, under, sealing them firmly.
  • 6
    Pllace the braid on the baking sheet, cover and leave to rise for 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top of the loaf. Cook in a preheated oven for 40 minutes of until the bottom of the loaf sounds hollow at 375F/190C.