|Lukewarm water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
1)In a large bowl, soften yeast in lukewarm water and add in salt.
2)Slowly add flour and mix well.
3)On a floured surface, knead the dough for 15 minutes.
4)Take a greased bowl and put the dough in it.
5)Cover and let it rise for 2 hours or until doubled in bulk.
6)On floured surface, knead it for 5 minutes.
7)Divide dough into 2 parts and cover. Leave it for 10 minutes.
8)Shape it into long tapering loaves.
9)Take a baking sheet and put the loaves on it. Let rise for 1 hour.
10)Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes.
11)Decrease temperature to 350 degrees and bake for 20 minutes.
12)Serve Italian bread with soups, pastas and in sandwiches.
Calories 684 Calories from Fat 16
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2 g2.9%
Saturated Fat 0.29 g1.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1462.5 mg60.9%
Total Carbohydrates 143 g47.8%
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%
Sugars 0.5 g
Protein 20 g39%
Vitamin A Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3.3% Iron 48.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet