Simple bread

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 2:35 h
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Make yourself your own bread, get to know our simple bread recipe. Hot with butter or cheese is a delight…

Simple bread | Food From Portugal


Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 300 grams (about 2 cups) white flour
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dry baker’s yeast
  • 150 ml (2/3 cup) water
  • 1 teaspoon salt


    Step 1

    1. In a bowl, mix the flour and the salt with your hands. Add the baker’s yeast and mix well. Pour the olive oil and some of the water. Knead everything with your hands and go slowly pouring the remaining water.

    Step 2

    1. Place the dough over a table sprinkled with flour and knead it well until it’s fully involved and soft.
      Simple bread | Food From Portugal
      When this process is completed, let the dough rise in a bowl covered with cling film
      Simple bread | Food From Portugal
      about 1 hour or until the dough double in size.

    Step 3

    1. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead it a little more. Give the dough a rounded shape and place it in a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover with cling film and let stand about 45 minutes.

    Step 4

    1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (400ºF).

    Step 5

    1. Remove the cling film and with a sharp knife make 3 to 4 diagonal cuts across the dough and sprinkle with some flour.
      Simple bread | Food From Portugal
      Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes until the bread start turn golden brown. Remove the bread from the oven, allow to cool to room temperature or serve the bread hot with butter.

Simple bread

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 130

Total Fat: 4 g(6%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)

Cholesterol: 0 mg(0%)

Sodium: 200 mg(8%)

Total Carbohydrate: 19 g(6%)

Protein: 3 g

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