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Herb-Cheese Yeast Bread

"for a variation, try other cheeses such as shredded cheddar or a blend of cheddar, Swiss and Co-Jack," suggests Linda Lundmark of Martinton, Illinois.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf (2 pounds)


  • 1-1/3 cups water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • In bread machine pan, place the first nine ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  • Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • Just before the final kneading (your bread machine may audibly signal this), add the cheeses.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 141 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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