No-Knead Sun-dried Tomato Garlic Basil Bread


An easy tasty bread made with no kneading. Just beat with a wooden spoon. Eat warm out of the oven or enjoy toasted with butter or in a hearty sandwich.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins
1 loaf


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 ¼ cups warm water

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal, or more as needed

  • ½ cup chopped dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Combine 2 cups flour, yeast, salt, and sugar in a large bowl. Add warm water and olive oil; stir with a wooden spoon until well blended. Slowly mix in remaining 1 cup flour until dough holds together and isn't sticky.

  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until doubled in size, about 3 hours.

  3. Dust a baking sheet with cornmeal.

  4. Punch dough down and stir in sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and garlic using a wooden spoon or with your hands. Form dough into a loaf and place on the prepared baking sheet. Let dough rise in a warm area of the kitchen for 30 minutes.

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until loaf is golden brown, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

272 Calories
3g Fat
53g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 272
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 680mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 284mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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