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Spinach and Feta No-Yeast Bread

This flavorful homemade Spinach and Feta No-Yeast Bread is super easy to make, and it makes for a great breakfast, side dish, or snack option!

top view of spinach and feta bread slices

An Easy Homemade Bread Recipe Without Yeast

Every bread lover knows the feeling of wanting to make fresh bread, but not having yeast. With this recipe, you can bake a delicious loaf without any yeast required.

This hearty loaf of homemade bread tastes so good when you make it into a sandwich, or simply slather each slice with creamy butter!

Why Make No Yeast Bread?

This is the perfect bread recipe for when you are craving the satisfaction of a homemade loaf, but don’t have any yeast in the fridge. Heck, sometimes I make this recipe even when I DO have yeast.

Since I don’t have to wait for the dough to rise, this quick bread recipe is faster than yeast-risen breads. If you like the dense bread that’s served at Italian restaurants, you’ll love this fun spinach and feta version.

close up shot of spinach and feta cheese no yeast bread slice topped with yogurt

Recipe Ingredients

  • Olive Oil
  • Baby Spinach
  • Garlic: Minced garlic will give your bread flavor in every bite!
  • All Purpose Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking Powder + Baking Soda: This is what will make your bread rise.
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Fresh Rosemary
  • Salt
  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • Sour Cream
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Eggs
  • Crumbled Feta Cheese: Your cheese and spinach will be mixed right into the batter!
side view of a mixing bowl with spinach, cheese, and flour

How to Make Spinach and Feta No Yeast Bread

  1. Prepare for Baking: Preheat your oven to 350˚F and line a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper. Coat the paper well with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Cook Spinach: Heat olive oil in a skillet; add spinach and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, or until spinach is wilted. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  3. Combine First Round of Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper and baking soda. Whisk until thoroughly combined and set aside.
  4. Complete Batter: In a separate mixing bowl, combine sour cream, vegetable oil and eggs; whisk to combine. Fold the sour cream mixture into the flour mixture.
  5. Add Spinach & Cheese: Add the cheese and the spinach mixture to your batter; gently stir around to combine.
  6. Bake: Pour the batter into previously prepared loaf pan and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Let Cool: Remove your bread from the oven and let it cool for about an 1 hour; remove loaf from pan and transfer to a rack to cool completely. Serve and enjoy!

Tips for the Best No Yeast Bread

  • Line with Parchment Paper and Grease Your Loaf Pan: It may seem excessive to both line and grease your loaf pan, but it’s important for this bread. It will make your life so much easier when it’s time to remove the bread from the pan.
  • Transfer to Rack While Cooling: Once your bread has been cooling for 1 hour, transfer it to a wire rack. This way, you won’t risk the bread becoming soggy.
  • Don’t Overmix: Avoid mixing the sour cream completely into the flour mixture. Keep in mind that you’ll be stirring it again to add the spinach and feta.
top shot of sliced spinach and feta bread set on top of a dark cutting board

Serving Suggestions

This bread is delicious as toast, and it’s also a great side to pair with your favorite dishes! Here are some ideas for what to serve it with:

How to Store Homemade Bread

  • It’s best to store your bread in a resealable bag with all the air squeezed out. At room temperature, it will last for 3 days. If you need to store it for longer, keep it in the fridge for up to a week.
  • You can also store your bread in the freezer as a loaf or separate slices. If you keep it in an airtight bag, it’ll last for 3 months!
top view of spinach and feta bread slices
Print Recipe
5 from 6 votes

Spinach and Feta No-Yeast Bread

This flavorful homemade Spinach and Feta No-Yeast Bread is super easy to make, and it makes for a great breakfast, side dish, or snack option!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Cooling Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread without yeast, how to make bread without yeast, how to store homemade bread, no yeast bread, no yeast bread recipe, soda bread recipe, spinach bread
Servings: 12
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Katerina

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 ounces baby spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  • Line a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper and coat well with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet; add spinach and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, or until spinach is wilted.
  • Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper, and baking soda. Whisk until thoroughly combined and set aside.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, combine sour cream, vegetable oil and eggs; whisk to combine.
  • Fold the sour cream mixture into the flour mixture.
  • Add the spinach mixture and cheese to the batter; gently stir around to combine.
  • Pour the batter into previously prepared loaf pan and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for about 1 hour; remove loaf from pan and transfer to a rack to cool completely.
  • Cut and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1512IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 2mg

14 Comments

  • Beth
    August 4, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    5 stars
    This bread is our house favorite! My family and I loved it! It was so delicious and so tasty! I will definitely be making this again!

    Reply
    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 5, 2020 at 4:44 pm

      That’s wonderful! I am very glad you enjoyed it! Thank YOU! 🙂

      Reply
  • Sara Welch
    August 4, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    5 stars
    Such a light and flavorful bread! Enjoyed it with some spaghetti for dinner last night and it was the perfect touch to the meal!

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    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 5, 2020 at 4:42 pm

      I am very glad you enjoyed it! Thank you, Sara! 🙂

      Reply
  • Allyson Zea
    August 5, 2020 at 1:32 pm

    5 stars
    This bread was so savory, I could eat it all the time!

    Reply
    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 5, 2020 at 4:42 pm

      I am very glad you enjoyed it! Thank YOU! 🙂

      Reply
  • Toni
    August 5, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    5 stars
    I will definitely make it again! It was so good!

    Reply
    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 5, 2020 at 4:42 pm

      I am very glad you enjoyed it! Thank YOU! 🙂

      Reply
  • Suzy
    August 6, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    5 stars
    Loved it! The bread is so moist and the flavors really stand out!

    Reply
    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 10, 2020 at 3:27 pm

      THANK YOU! I am very glad you enjoyed it! 🙂

      Reply
  • Sandra
    August 7, 2020 at 7:41 pm

    5 stars
    This is so good!! My kids loved it!

    Reply
    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 10, 2020 at 3:27 pm

      That’s wonderful! I am very glad you enjoyed it! Thank YOU! 🙂

      Reply
  • Cathy
    August 10, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    I’ve never made savory quick bread but I’m obsessed!!

    Reply
    • Katerina Petrovska
      August 10, 2020 at 3:26 pm

      I am very glad you enjoyed it! Thank YOU! 🙂

      Reply

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