Bread Machine Dill Bread Bowl with Spinach Dip

Bread Machine

The bread machine creates a perfect bowl shaped bread for hollowing and filling with spinach dip.


Details

Difficulty

Beginner

Yield

1 (1-1/2 pound) loaf

Prep Time

20 minutes

Bread Machine Time

About 3 hours

Ingredients


  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Bread Machine Yeast
  • Spinach Dip
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions


Add ingredients to bread machine pan in the order recommended by manufacturer. Select basic/white bread cycle; medium crust color setting. When cycle is complete, remove bread from pan; cool on wire rack.
 
After starting bread, combine all Spinach Dip ingredients in a large bowl;  stir to blend well.  Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
 
Cut off top 1/3 of loaf; reserve top. Hollow out loaf to form bowl, reserving center of loaf. Cut or tear reserved bread into cubes. Fill bowl with Spinach Dip.

 Note: 1 can (6 ounces) minced clams, drained, or 1/2 cup crisply cooked and crumbled bacon (about 10 slices) can be substituted for the water chestnuts.