Allium cepa is known to have a long history of use in traditional herbalism and has been cultivated for millennia. Onion, it is not only a delight to eat, but it also provides wellness supporting qualities. It is pungent and savory, it is used in an array of culinary dishes, it can be added to broths, soups, stews, and sauces.
Although garlic is mostly used in bread, such as the Garlic bread, but onions can be used in bread making. Try this Onion French bread Loaves.
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup dried minced onion
- 1 Tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp salt
- 3 cups bread flour
- 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
- 1 Tbsp cornmeal
- 1 large egg yolk, lightly beaten
- In bread machine pan, place the first six ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
- When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Cover and let rest for 15 minutes. Divide dough in half. Roll each portion into a 15x10 inch rectangle. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seams to seal. Pinch ends to seal and tuck under.
- Sprinkle the cornmeal onto a greased baking sheet. Place loaves on pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes. Brush with egg yolk. Make 1/4 inch deep cuts 2 inches apart in each loaf.
- Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to a wire rack.