Tomato-Peppercorn-Cheese Bread

Tomato-Peppercorn-Cheese Bread

Sassy sun-dried tomatoes, peppercorns and Cheddar flavor homemade bran bread.

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cup boiling water
cup Fiber One® original bran cereal
cup dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes, diced
packages regular active dry yeast
tablespoon sugar
cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
tablespoons vegetable oil
teaspoon salt
teaspoons black peppercorns, ground
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
2 1/4
to 2 1/2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  1. In small bowl, pour boiling water over cereal and tomatoes; let stand 5 minutes or until mixture is lukewarm.
  2. In large bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Stir in cereal mixture, oil, salt, ground peppercorns, cheese and enough of the flour to make a soft dough. Place dough on lightly floured surface; knead about 5 minutes or until smooth and springy. Place dough in greased bowl and turn greased side up. Cover; let rise in warm place 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until double in size.
  3. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. Gently push fist into dough to deflate. Shape dough into 10-inch loaf. Place on cookie sheet. Cover; let rise in warm place 30 to 40 minutes or until almost double in size.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Make 1/4-inch-deep slits in top of loaf with sharp knife. Bake about 35 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped on bottom.
Makes 1 loaf (16 servings)
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Did You Know?
Add more flavor, not more cheese. An aged or jalapeño-Cheddar cheese will boost the flavor without increasing calories.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.