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Herbed Oatmeal Bread

Full of flavor, this herbed oatmeal bread is a quick and easy pan bread recipe.
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword herb bread, herbed oatmeal bread, oatmeal bread
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Rising Time 1 hour
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 126kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

Bread

  • 2 C water
  • 1 C rolled oats
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 3 3/4 to 4 3/4 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 pkg. Active dry yeast
  • 1 egg

Herb Butter

  • 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 6 Tbsp butter melted

Instructions

Bread

  • Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in rolled oats
  • Remove from heat; stir in 3 tablespoons butter
  • Cool to 120 to 130 degrees F.
  • In large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast; mix well
  • Add rolled oats mixture and egg; blend at low speed until moistened
  • Beat 3 minutes at medium speed
  • By hand, stir in an additional 1 3/4 cups to 1 1/2 cups flour to form stiff dough
  • Continue to mix the dough until smooth and elastic - about 5 minutes
  • Cover with a towel and let rest for 15 minutes
  • Grease 13 x 9-inch pan
  • Punch down dough several times to remove all air bubbles
  • Press into greased pan
  • Using very sharp knife, cut diagonal lines 1 1/2 inches apart, cutting completely through dough Repeat in opposite direction creating diamond pattern
  • Cover loosely with greased plastic wrap and cloth towel
  • Let rise in warm place (80 to 95 degrees F) until light and doubled in size, about 45 minutes
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Uncover dough
  • Redefine cuts by poking tip of knife into cuts until knife hits bottom of pan; do not pull knife through dough
  • In small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, basil, oregano and garlic powder; mix well
  • Set aside
  • Spoon 4 tablespoon of the butter over cut dough
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 minutes
  • Brush remaining 2 tablespoons butter over bread
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese-herb mixture
  • Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown
  • Serve warm or cool

Nutrition

Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 29mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.4mg