If you’re in a pinch for time and in need of a tasty starter or a side for a soup, this easy savoury bread with garlic, cheese and herbs will meet all of your needs. With its garlic, herb, and cheesey flavour, as well as its crunchy yet soft texture, this bread will tick all the boxes for you and whomever you choose to share it with!
This recipe for savoury bread is super simple and straightforward to make, requiring only dough, garlic, cheese, and herbs, but the result truly speaks for itself. You almost wouldn’t believe that this bread was so easy to make when you taste how delicious it is, now how satisfying is that?
This recipe skips all the labour and added time of having to make your own bread dough and waiting for it to rise, as it requires store bought dough. However, if you are feeling extra daring, you can totally attempt to bake your own bread for this recipe!
Fill this savoury bread with parmesan or ricotta cheese, and rosemary and thyme herbs for a fragrant and unique, complementary flavour.
This recipe is unfortunately not grain free and will not be suitable for anyone who finds themselves gluten intolerant.
- 1 kg store bought ready-made dough
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 tsp crushed garlic
- salt & pepper
- 10 ml oil
- 1 cup grated cheese (optional)
- 15 ml melted butter
- 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
- In a saucepan, heat the butter
- Fry the onion, garlic, and herbs
- Season to taste
- Flatten the dough to about an even thickness of 2cm
- Spread the fried onion mix in the middle of the dough
- Add the cheese
- Fold over left to right to ensure the mix is in the middle of the dough
- Shape the dough to fit in your greased bread pan, keeping the folded side at the bottom
- Cover the dough with a cloth and leave in a warm place to rise
- The dough should double in size, approximately 20 minutes
- If the room is cool, it will take longer
- In a pre-heated oven of 160 degrees Celsius, bake the bread to a light brown colour
- If it sounds hollow when you tap it underneath then it is ready
- Brush butter over the warm bread to give it a gloss