Prosciutto Tomato Bread Recipe

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Lorraine Published: November 27, 2020 Modified: August 25, 2021
Prosciutto Tomato Bread Recipe

How To Make Prosciutto Tomato Bread

This loaded tomato bread is perfectly savory and well-seasoned with herbs. Bake these in batches to have instant flavorful bread any time of the day.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Rest Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Total: 4 hours 50 minutes



  • 2tspactive dry yeast
  • cupwarm water,110 degrees F
  • 1cupHunt’s® Diced Tomatoes,drained, chopped
  • 1cupSwiss cheese,shredded
  • 1tspcumin
  • 5ozprosciutto,chopped
  • 2tbspfresh rosemary,chopped
  • 1tspblack pepper,freshly ground
  • tspsalt
  • 1pinchnutmeg
  • 4eggs,beaten
  • cupsall-purpose flour,unbleached
  • ½cupunsalted butter,softened
  • olive oil


  1. Combine the warm water and yeast.

  2. Let sit for 5 minutes until the mixture starts to foam.

  3. Mix the tomatoes, cheese, cumin, prosciutto, and rosemary together in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  4. Mix the flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg together in a separate large mixing bowl.

  5. Make a well in the center, then add the tomato mixture, eggs, butter, yeast.

  6. Mix until the mixture pulls from the sides. Dough will be sticky with a soft texture.

  7. Lightly flour a work surface.

  8. Knead the dough for 10 minutes, until smooth and elastic, adding more flour as needed.

  9. Oil the bottom and sides of a clean bowl.

  10. Place the dough in the bowl, then cover with a clean cloth or towel for 2 hours.

  11. Punch the dough down, then let rest for 10 minutes.

  12. Lightly oil a baking sheet.

  13. Shape the dough into a round loaf, then place it on the baking sheet.

  14. Cover for 1 hour until the dough has doubled in size.

  15. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  16. Bake the bread for 1 hour and 15 minutes in the preheated oven until crust is golden brown.

  17. Cool on a rack to room temperature.

  18. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 459.54kcal
  • Fat: 22.68g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.73g
  • Fiber: 2.50g
  • Sugar: 1.23g
  • Protein: 18.58g
  • Cholesterol: 138.07mg
  • Sodium: 558.32mg
  • Calcium: 171.88mg
  • Potassium: 273.95mg
  • Iron: 3.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 174.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.90mg
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