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Fresh Tomato Bread

Tomato is my most favorite vegetable. It can be my salad, cooked dishes or treats as fruits after meal. In my mind, how can I include this food into my bread? It sprang my mind to make them into fresh tomato bread!!!

There are so many benefits of tomato, such as good for eye sight, good gut health, low hypertension, relief from diabetes, skin problems and urinary tract infections. Tomato is considered both a fruit and vegetable. Daily consumption of tomato provides a great boost to health apart from improving the flavour of food. It consists of a large number of antioxidants which have been proven to fight different forms of cancer. It is a rich source of vitamins and minerals and exerts a protective effect against cardiovascular diseases. It also improves eye health and prevents hypertension and urinary tract infections.

With all these facts, undeniably I can eat them in various way in future - be it from raw until bake!

See below for Hankerie's recipe

Fresh Tomato Bread
  1. 235g high protein flour
  2. 15g caster sugar
  3. 1tsp salt
  4. 1/2 tsp yeast
  5. 50g fresh tomato puree
  6. 30g egg white
  7. 70g warm water
  8. 15g butter
  9. optional dried rosemarry and fresh tomato puree for decoration
  1. Sift the flour, sugar and salt into a mixing bowl.
  2. Put the yeast into warm water, rest for 3 minutes.
  3. Make the flour mixture into well shape, pour the yeast water into center of the well.
  4. Gradually mix and incorporate. Add on egg white and fresh tomato puree. You may notice the colour turn into orange colour.
  5. Mix well into a dough. Add on the butter.
  6. Cover the dough with a damp towel and proof it for at least an hour.
  7. The dough should turn into double size. Divide evenly into 8 round shapes. Design and shape into the outcome of the bread that you want.
  8. Place them onto the greased baking pan. Proof for another hour.
  9. Preheat oven to 190C. Decorate the bread with tomato puree and dried rosemarry.
  10. Bake it at 190C for 25 minutes.

This post is linked to the event, Little Thumbs up organised by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids and Mui Mui my little favourite DIY with the event title "Tomato" ..


Your tomato bread sound so healthy!
Hankerie said…
Thanks for dropping by, Sonia. How have you been?