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French Bread Sandwich Rolls

These French Bread Sandwich Rolls are incredibly easy and so delicious to make – you can enjoy them for sandwiches or as a side with soup for dinner. This is one of the easiest bread recipes to make!

french bread sandwich rolls

French Bread Sandwich Rolls

This recipe for French Bread Sandwich Rolls is super easy and only uses five (FIVE!) ingredients. Wow. It’s so amazing. I love to make this recipe as a side for Moroccan Lentils or soup because homemade bread is healthier than buying it at the store.

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These French rolls are small versions of a larger baguette and my family loves them. Make a sandwich and eat it on this hearty bread or dip it in olive oil or spread with warm hummus.

These delicious french bread sandwich rolls are great for a family dinner and go well with soup and pasta dishes. They are also delicious with wine and cheeses.

French Bread Sandwich Roll Recipe

In a large bowl, stir together warm water, yeast, and sugar. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.

french bread sandwich rolls liquid mixture

To the yeast mixture, add the oil, salt, and 2 cups flour.

french bread sandwich rolls flour mixture

Stir in the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until the dough has pulled away from the sides of the bowl.

Turn out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl, and turn to coat. Cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.Deflate the dough, and turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.

french bread sandwich rolls dough pieces

Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces, and form into round balls, then roll out in an oval shape.

french bread sandwich rolls dough rolls

Place on lightly greased baking sheets at least 2 inches apart. Cover the rolls with a damp cloth, and let rise until doubled in volume, about 40 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

french bread sandwich rolls on pan

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

french bread sandwich rolls baked
french bread rolls
french bread rolls

French Bread Sandwich Rolls

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups bread flour

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, stir together warm water, yeast, and sugar. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
  2. To the yeast mixture, add the oil, salt, and 2 cups flour. Stir in the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until the dough has pulled away from the sides of the bowl. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl, and turn to coat. Cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  3. Deflate the dough, and turn it out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces, and form into round balls, then roll out in an oval shape.
  4. Place on lightly greased baking sheets at least 2 inches apart. Cover the rolls with a damp cloth, and let rise until doubled in volume, about 40 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

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