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Savory Sun-dried Tomato,Olive and Herb Bread

Home made eggless bread made with sun dried tomato,olives,basil and Jalapenos
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Eggless Bakes, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian cuisine
Keyword: Bread recipe, hOMEMADE BREAD, olive, Tomato herb bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 2 cup Refined Flour / Maida
  • 1.5 tsp Instant yeast
  • 2 tsp Sugar / Chini
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 3/4 tsp Pepper Powder / Kali Mirch
  • 1 tsp Oregano dried
  • 2.5 tbsp Fresh basil chopped
  • 2 tbsp Pickled jalapeno chopped
  • 3/4 cup Sun dried tomatoes chopped
  • 3/4 cup Black Olives / Kaale Zeitoun sliced
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil / Zeitoun Ka Tel


  • In a small bowl take 3/4 cup of Luke warm water and mix sugar in it.
  • Now add instant yeast in the water and mix well.
  • Cover the bowl and keep side for 5-8 min or till it froth completely(the whole bowl will cover with froth)
  • Take a big bowl add flour,salt and oil and mix well.
  • Now add sun dried tomato,olives, basil, oregano, pepper, jalapeno and mix well.
  • Add the yeast mixture and mix to make a soft and sticky dough.
  • Add some more lukewarm water or milk if needed.
  • Now gently knead the dough for 5-7 minutes.
  • Put the dough in a big bowl and loosely cover with a cling wrap or with a plate.
  • Keep the bowl in a covered and hot area to prove(ferment and rise)
  • When the dough become double in size then take out the dough and punch it gently to remove the air.
  • Now knead for few seconds .
  • Make a dough roll of the size of the baking tray/pan.
  • Keep the roll in the baking pan and keep in a warm place to prove.
  • Preheat the oven at 170 degree C.
  • When it become double in size then keep the pan in the oven.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes in the middle rack with both rods on.
  • After 20 min cover the bread with a brown paper so the top will not become too dark (if you are using a big oven or gas oven then can skip this)
  • When done take out the bread from the oven and un-mould .
  • Let it cool down for 10 minutes.
  • Slice the bread and serve with butter.


You can also use green olives or a mix of black and green olives.
Instead of pickled jalapenos you can use chopped green chilies
If fresh basil is not available then use 1.5 tsp of dried basil.
You can adjust the quantity of olives and sun dried tomatoes by adding little more or less.