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This tomato bread is wonderful with spaghetti or any Italian food. It is great toasted for sandwiches. I love it toasted for breakfast with bacon and eggs. If you have not tried tomato bread, you are missing out. You will love it!1 cup warm water 2 (1/4 ounce) packages active dry yeast 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon oregano or Italian seasoning 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 2 cups tomato juice 3/4 cup oil (I use Canola, can use olive oil or whatever you like) 7 to 8 cups all-purpose flour Looking for a nice set of baking ware >>> check these out! In a large mixing bowl combine 2 cups of the flour with the sugar, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, basil, and oregano. Mix well with wire whisk. Add the yeast to the cup of warm water and mix to dissolve. Mix the yeast, tomato sauce, tomato juice and oil into the flour mixture with a spoon. Start adding flour a cup at a time until you can turn out onto a floured surface. This is a wet dough. Work in flour until you can pick up the dough and put in a large oiled bowl or crock to rise. (I use Canola oil generously to oil my crock) Turn the dough once so it is greased on both sides. Cover and let rise 45 minutes to an hour. I just put it on top of stove covered with a clean dish towel. Once the dough rises punch it down and divide between 3 oiled 9 x 5 bread pans, cover and let rise again about 45 more minutes. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes. Bread should sound hollow when you tap on it. Remove from oven and let sit about 10 minutes. Remove from pans. Makes 3 loaves. ENJOY! Note: This bread freezes nicely. This is a mild Italian tasting bread. If you want it more spicy, you can increase your spices. It smells wonderful while baking and is so good hot from the oven with butter or garlic butter. You may also like: Quick Peppery Cheese Bread Sour Dough Bread and Starter Zucchini Bread Be sure and PIN for later: Feel free to “share” with your friends by clicking on the Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter buttons below. You can print by clicking on the green printer icon below. © The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder.