Veggie Beer Bread

Beer Bread Recipe

I had a taste for beer bread.

I also had some leftover chopped veggies in the fridge.

Then I had a light bulb moment!
You see, last weekend I made a summertime chopped salad but I had pre-chopped far too many veggies than I actually needed for the salad (the photo below is of the veggies before I added them into the salad). Included in my pre-chopped veggie bag were some broccoli, cauliflower, red onion, red pepper, green onion and some carrots. See? Sometimes are some really good benefits in poor planning and excessive food reserves. HAHA!

When you make this bread, (and I completely urge you to do so because the flavor is really quite AMAZING), feel free to use any combination of chopped veggies that you have on hand, or that you're particularly fond of. I think this recipe will work with whatever veggies you choose to add. Just make sure you chop them into fairly small pieces so they're not crunchy after the bread has been fully baked. Crunchy bread would just be weird.


 3 cups flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 (12 fluid ounce) beer of your choosing
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup assorted chopped vegetables

-Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x5 loaf pan.
-In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, basil and oregano.
-Switch to a wooden spoon and add the beer and melted butter. Stir to combine.
-Stir in the chopped veggies until well incorporated.
-Transfer the veggie/beer dough into the baking pan and spread it evenly.
-Bake for approximately 60 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean) and the loaf is a lovely golden brown.
-Remove and cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
-Remove the loaf from the pan and continue to cool until you're ready to serve.

The aroma of this bread baking in your oven is going to completely knock your socks off, but it's the taste that will totally knock you off your feet! This recipe got a rousing 2 thumbs up from my complete family, even though at first they thought it sounded kind of odd...Veggies? In BREAD?  Uh oh... Mom's at it again!

Green Man Beer Pilsner

This recipe can be made with whatever beer you like the best or have in your fridge at the time. I've never heard of Green Man beer before but a few years ago I was asked to paint a few custom Green Man beer glasses and I chose to paint them to look like full glasses of beer....Kind of fun, don't you think?

                    Kudos Kitchen By Renee ~ Where food, drink and art collide on a regular basis!

Until we eat again,

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