Sundried Tomato, Herb and Flax Bread

 Source: Sundried Tomato, Herb and Flax Bread, Renee Kohlman

Source: Sundried Tomato, Herb and Flax Bread, Renee Kohlman

Make this delicious loaf of savory sundried tomato herb bread for brunch or dinner.


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sundried tomatoes (not packed in oil) 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chopped fresh rosemary (or 1 tsp (5 mL) dried 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups (310 mL) whole milk
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded mozzarella
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) whole flaxseed


  1. Place the sundried tomatoes into small bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 10 minutes then drain and chop.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Lightly grease a loaf pan and line it with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine sundried tomatoes, flour, flaxseed, whole wheat flour, Parmesan cheese, sugar, baking powder, herbs, salt and pepper, stir well.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, oil and egg. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Scrape into the loaf pan. Bake for 30 minutes then carefully sprinkle the cheese and flaxseed on top. Bake for another 10-15 minutes, until the cheese is melted and browned, and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle.
  5. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan, remove the parchment and let cool completely before slicing.

Nutritional Analysis


YIELD: 12 slices.

SERVING SIZE: 1 slice. Each serving contains 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 180
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Carbohydrates 10 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 7 g
Sodium 330 mg
Potassium 194 mg