Condo Blues: Potato Chive Bread Recipe

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Potato Chive Bread Recipe

Now that summer’s officially over (boo!), and everyone’s garden is bursting with extra food that they want to give me (yay!) I have potatoes a plenty. It’s the perfect time to make a loaf of Potato Chive Bread in the bread maker.

Potato Chive Bread Recipe

You will need

1/3 cup shredded potato (a food processor is great for this project)

2 teaspoons margarine or butter (I prefer butter, I think it tastes better in baking)
1 cup milk

2 ½ cups flour (I rarely use bread flour in my bread maker and it still turns out great)

2 tablespoons chopped chives (fresh if possible)

2 teaspoons sugar

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon active dry yeast

Notice I didn’t mention local, organic, etc. type of ingredients for this recipe. I did that on purpose because I’m not sure what’s available in your area. The last time I made this bread, I went local. The potatoes came from my in-laws garden and the fresh chive came from a pot on my patio. I know you can’t get those.

If desired, cook the shredded potato in the margarine/butter until tender and brown. I didn't do this and my bread came out OK because I have a bread maker that pretty much pulverizes everything like fruit, raisins, etc. I shredded the potato in the food processor first, for thorough cooking and easy pulverizing. Your mileage may vary according to the quirks of your bread maker.

Select the 1 pound loaf size on your bread machine (if applicable.) Add the ingredients in the order listed and according to the manufacturer’s directions. Start the bread machine and wait until done.

Optional: Take this bread to a family reunion and amaze them with your bread making skillz.


Green Bean said...

This recipe has been sitting in my recipe box just waiting for the end of summer. We are lucky enough to get fresh potatoes year round so we hardly eat them in summer. :) Just about potato chive bread season! Recipe looks awesome!

mrs green said...

Oh yum, that sounds delicious! I don't have a breadmaker, so I'll have a go by hand.

Thank you! It sounds like a lovely lump of autumn stodginess LOL!

Auntie E said...

oh Potato bread sounds great. and in the bread maker. How easy is that. Thanks for the recipe.

Kristin - The Goat said...

what if I snuck over and got some chives from your plants? LOL This sounds like a really good bread. Yum.

Zach said...

This is definitely something I am going to try! I love bread way too much to pass this one by!

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