Crockpot Italian Bread

Crockpot Italian Bread is an easy and delicious recipe for a large Christmas, Thanksgiving or any large gathering, holiday or event. Save your oven for other items while the fresh bread bakes in the slow  cooker!  You will need a (4 Quart) slow cooker for this recipe. Key Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, white  flour, Italian seasoning, oregano, rosemary and NO-EGGS. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (2) hours to cook. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (10) servings. Crockpot Italian Bread will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.crockpot-italian-bread

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 2 Hours.


1 cup warm water, about 110° to 115° F.
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 (1/4 oz) package active dry yeast
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh rosemary
1/8 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
2 Tbsp olive oil
1-1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all-purpose flour


1. In a large bowl combine water, sugar and yeast. Let sit 10 minutes to proof. Stir in salt, rosemary, oregano, Italian seasoning, black pepper, olive oil and both flours.

2.  Form a ball and knead on a clean floured surface, adding more flour if needed to prevent sticking.

3. Once a smooth ball is formed, place in a lightly greased bowl. Cover and let rise for 1 hour.

4. Punch down dough and reshape into a ball. Place on parchment paper and put in a (4) quart slow cooker. Turn to HIGH and cook for 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Remove from slow cooker and cool completly on a wire rack. Cut into (10) equal sized slices.

Yield: (10) servings.
Serving Size: 1 slice per serving.

Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Calories: 110, Total Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 230mg, Sugars: 2g, Carbohydrates: 19g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from: Hy-Vee, Inc.

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