Homemade Potato Herb Bread

Sunday, January 7, 2018
Potato herb bread is so versatile!


You can use it for so many recipes and the dough last longer than most because it's so moist.


The best part is it's texture, softness, and heaviness, perfect for stews and soups!


Potato bread is delicious toasted and great for breakfast.


You can leave the herbs out and make it unflavored either way it's delicious.




 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread








Grandma and Growing Up Baking Bread




When I think of potato bread I think of heavy old fashioned bread. The texture is dense but reminds me of the days where all the bread was that way.



When I was little my grandmother would make this bread twice a week. I would intensely watch her pound that dough with her fists.



The end results the bread was still dense. She used the square little old fashioned yeast cakes that sat in the warm water bubbling getting ready to be put in a bowl.






 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more






A Hearty Loaf


The potato bread is nothing like regular yeast bread. It's thick, hearty and perfect for dipping in stews or making toast and great flatbread.



You can make pizza, bread, rolls, flats bread, fried dough, stuffed dough such as stromboli and calzones and it's perfect for focaccia.



Grandma used leftover mashed potatoes most of the time.





 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more






Very Old Recipe




This recipe is probably 120 years ago or more, still delicious and gets better with age! If you have ever attempted homemade bread before, this is easy but much denser than most.



It's a heavy old fashioned bread. Although it's risen, it still has a heavier weight than most bread doughs.



Most bread is light and airy. This texture is much different.



It is delicious but has that old fashioned from scratch taste.



 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more




Easy to Make



Heavy dense bread, not light and fluffy.


A perfect bread to sop up stews, and soups.


I have several suggestions and photos of what I have tried to make with it below.





 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread





Great for making rolls!



Bursting with fresh herb flavors great for making rolls for hot dogs, hamburgers and even sub rolls!


The dough stays fresh and lasts around 1 week sealed in a plastic zip-lock bag in the refrigerator.


If you don't use it all at the same time, you will have it all ready to rise after you take it out, just cover it with plastic wrap and a towel and let it rise till doubled.


Just proceed with the same instructions.




homemade potato bread in 3 loaves




Ingredients You Will Need to Make Homemade Potato Herb Bread


  • mashed potatoes (I use yellow boiling potatoes)
  • olive oil
  • dry yeast
  • temped tap water ( warm to the feel on your wrist)
  • brown sugar
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • fresh rosemary
  • fresh oregano and basil
  • fresh minced garlic
  • flour
  • Optional: sage, thyme, red pepper flakes





 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more





Tools


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Industrial Mixer
  • Pan's IE cookie sheets, pizza pans, dough pans






 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more




Storing the Bread



This bread stays fairly fresh for up to 4 days.


I like to make pizza shells and freeze them to make focaccia or pizza another time.


The bread can be stored in ziplock freezer bags.





 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more





More Recipes to Try:






Ciabatta
Easter
Hoagies
Artisian
Pizza Dough
Sausage Roll
Pizza Fritta
Pita





 this is a potato herb bread with  potatoes as a base in the bread with herbs bread perfect for rolls, pizza and much more





This is an Easy Bread Recipe!





This Homemade Potato Herb Bread dough is so easy to make. With a little patience, you will have the best-tasting potato herb bread on your tables!


Great for dipping this herb bread in stews and chili.


For all the folks out there that love a little heat, don't be afraid to add some red pepper flakes to kick it up a notch or two!


Baking bread can be fun, just follow these simple instructions and start making some herb bread, my Sicilian pizza, rolls or just use it for stromboli or calzones.




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Homemade Potato Herb Bread

prep time: 25 minscook time: 2 hourtotal time: 2 hours and 25 mins

ingredients:

2 cups mashed potatoes (I use yellow boiling potatoes)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 package dry yeast
1/2 cup temped tap water ( warm to the feel on your wrist)
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 1/4  teaspoons salt or 2 teaspoons sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon each chopped fresh oregano and basil
1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
4 cups flour
Optional: 1/4 teaspoon each sage, thyme, red pepper flakes

instructions:

In a large mixing bowl mix the water and yeast together. After 5 minutes add the sugar, mashed potatoes, and 2 cups flour stir together. Add the seasonings,  herbs, garlic and rest of the flour, using the flat beater on a heavy-duty mixer beat till dough forms a ball around 2 minutes. Cover and let rise in a warm place till double.  Around an hour and a half. Stretch out in pans of choice whatever you want to make with this. Rise 1/2 hour. Prepare as bread, pizza or rolls. Bake at 400 degrees preheated oven for around 25 minutes to an hour depending on what you are using the dough for. Breads and filled bread take longer as they are thicker.
 Note: You can make garlic rolls brushed with butter and more herb seasoning, Pizza crusts,  rolls,  filled pizza, calzones or stromboli, great fried dough, or bread, makes a nice flatbread also
calories
120
fat (grams)
3
carbs (grams)
9
protein (grams)
6
sugar (grams)
3
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10 comments

  1. What a fantastic idea. Thanks for passing it along! The pizza looks delicious.

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  2. Yum. I love potato bread. I am going to have to give this a try.

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  3. ma che delizia! I must try this one. This is a versatile bread. I like it.

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  4. gorgeous and delicious looking bread, wish I can have a bite ;)

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  5. Absolutely delicious looking bread! I have to give this one a try…I love baking bread! A very versatile dough!

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  6. There is just nothing like a home-made bread and pizza dough! Love the herbs, Claudia!

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  7. Hi Claudia,love this bread, very nice texture.

    Have a lovely week ahead, regards.

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  8. I love potato bread---the texture is wonderful! Adding herbs makes it even better!

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  9. This bread sounds delicious,will be having it with your chicken cacciatore recipe. Can't wait to get her done.

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