Scrumptious Pot Bread Recipe

Scrumptious Pot Bread Recipe

Scrumptious Pot Bread Recipe

The new Smeg cookware range makes a great vessel for this Scrumptious Pot Bread Recipe. This fantastic recipe was sent through by Lena Grobler it is filled with peppers, pesto, garlic and herbs and goes perfectly with a delectable soup.


  • Flour – 1000ml ( Add more if required)
  • Salt- 5ml
  • Sugar- 5ml
  • Yeast- 1 sachet of Instant yeast
  • Warm water- 500ml

Filling :

  • Spring onion
  • Red pepper
  • Yellow pepper
  • Green pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Garlic and herb 15ml
  • Chopped parsley (handful recommended)
  • Pesto to taste


Mix all the dough ingredients together, adding water according to how soft you want the dough. Knead the dough until a soft dough forms. When dough is mixed put a little olive oil in a dish and prove the dough for 30 minutes.

*Prove- Place the dough into a dish lined with olive oil  and covered in a warm dark area

For the filling:

Dice the onions and peppers and fry for 3 minutes in olive oil. Next add the pesto, and fry lightly so that they are not over cooked as they will be baked in the bread as well.

Once the dough has proved, make a whole in the centre and place the filling(desired quantity). Seal the bread and place in the oven.

Then bake the bread at 240 degrees Celsius, using the thermo-fan bake function only for 30minutes or until golden brown.

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