Tomato Herb Bread

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Fresh tomatoes and herbs create a moist quick bread reminiscent of summer.

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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
3 tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil
1 tablespoon fresh oregano

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°F. Generously grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan. In a bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, 4 tablespoons Parmesan, baking powder, and salt. Whisk to blend thoroughly. In another bowl, beat together eggs, milk, and butter. Stir in tomatoes, basil, and oregano. Combine with dry ingredients. Pour into prepared pan and sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes, then turn out. Serve warm. Makes 1 loaf.

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Didn't like this recipe as

Didn't like this recipe as supplied---too sweet and not enough tomato flavor--I would suggest eliminating the sugar altogether and increasing the salt a little---maybe needs to sit overnight to let flavored blend somewhat, it might improve the flavor---just tastes very bland to me

This is a hit at my house.

This is a hit at my house. Day 2 is our favorite when I lightly brown slices on the griddle and rub a cut clove of garlic across the toasted slice and then spread just a hint of butter on it. Makes for a great egg sandwich too!

I had to do some

I had to do some substitutions- used baking mix ( Bisquick for flour, whole grain oats for oatmeal, half & half for milk, and I aded 1 Tbls. of fresh minced parsley with fresh oregano and basil.
I think it is fresh and sweet and comforting- great color good moist texture.
I would serve this for Christmas Brunch- without hesitation.

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