• Ingredients: 10
  • Serves: 4
  • Bake: 18 mins
  • Level: easy

Ciabatta with tomato, basil and mozzarella with easy bake yeast, very strong white bread flour, salt, unrefined golden caster sugar, olive oil, water, sundried tomato paste, mozzarella, tomato(es), basil leaves. To make this ciabatta with tomato, basil and mozzarella for 4 persons you will need for preparation and 18 mins for baking.


For the ciabatta

For the filling

  • 4tbsp Sundried tomato paste
  • 200g Mozzarella
  • 2 Tomato(es)
  • 12 Basil leaves


  1. Step 1Put the yeast, flour, salt, sugar, olive oil and water into the bread maker bucket, following the order specified in the manual. Fit the bucket into the bread maker and set the dough programme. Press start.

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  2. Step 2Oil a baking sheet and sprinkle with flour whilst your dough is in the bread maker.
  3. Step 3Once the dough is ready, put it on to a well floured board and cut in half using a floured knife.
  4. Step 4Shape each piece of dough to a strip, then pass it from one hand to the other until it is stretched to about 28cm (11inches) long. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with other piece and put well apart on the baking sheet.
  5. Step 5Cover with greased cling film and leave in a warm place for 30 minutes until doubled in size.
  6. Step 6Preheat the oven to 220ºC (200ºC fan, gas mark 7).
  7. Step 7Sprinkle each ciabatta loaf with a dusting of flour, then bake for 15-18 minutes until golden and crisp underneath. Allow to cool.
  8. Step 8Cut the loaf in half and spread with sundried tomato paste. Arrange mozzarella and tomato slices over the ciabatta bread base with the basil leaves. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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  9. Step 9Sandwich together with the top of the ciabatta loaf and tie together with string. Wrap in greaseproof paper until needed. Slice into 4 ciabatta sandwiches, cutting the string as needed.