Bread Machine Pesto-Pine Nut Bread

Enjoy light, savory Italian-style bread. The basil and olive oil flavor makes it perfect for eating by itself or with a meal.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Bread

1
cup plus 2 tablespoons water
3
cups Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ flour
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
teaspoons bread machine or quick active dry yeast

Pesto Filling

1/3
cup basil pesto
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ flour
1/3
cup pine nuts
  • 1 Measure carefully, placing all bread ingredients in bread machine pan in the order recommended by the manufacturer.
  • 2 Select Basic/White cycle. Use Medium or Light crust color. Do not use Delay cycle.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix pesto and 2 tablespoons flour until well blended. Stir in pine nuts. Add filling at the Raisin/Nut signal or 5 minutes before the last kneading cycle ends. Remove baked bread from pan. Cool on cooling rack.

Expert Tips

The pesto and pine nut filling may swirl or completely mix throughout the bread, depending on your bread machine. Either way, it'll still have wonderful flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
55 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
6 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
260 mg
260 %;
Total Carbohydrate
31 g
31 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.