Bread Machine Dill Bread Bowl with Spinach Dip

The bread machine creates a perfect bowl shaped bread for hollowing and filling with spinach dip.

Bread Machine Dill Bread Bowl with Spinach Dip


1 (1-1/2 pound) loaf



Prep Time


Bread Machine Time

About 3 hours

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  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Bread Machine Yeast
  • Spinach Dip
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Add ingredients to bread machine pan in the order recommended by manufacturer. Select basic/white bread cycle; medium crust color setting. When cycle is complete, remove bread from pan; cool on wire rack. After starting bread, combine all Spinach Dip ingredients in a large bowl; stir to blend well. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve. Cut off top 1/3 of loaf; reserve top. Hollow out loaf to form bowl, reserving center of loaf. Cut or tear reserved bread into cubes. Fill bowl with Spinach Dip.
  2. Note: 1 can (6 ounces) minced clams, drained, or 1/2 cup crisply cooked and crumbled bacon (about 10 slices) can be substituted for the water chestnuts.

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