- Servings Per Recipe: 25
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 122.1
- Total Fat: 0.6 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Sodium: 106.4 mg
- Total Carbs: 22.6 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
- Protein: 4.6 g
Sourdough French Bread or Sandwich bunsSubmitted by: SIRCHRISRR
IntroductionA bit of a souped up french bread, fortified with whole wheat flour, Quinoa, and flaxseed. Takes a bit of time, but well worth the effort. I keep a batch of starter on hand at all times. The Prep time is inclusive of the rising time. A bit of a souped up french bread, fortified with whole wheat flour, Quinoa, and flaxseed. Takes a bit of time, but well worth the effort. I keep a batch of starter on hand at all times. The Prep time is inclusive of the rising time.
3./4 cup of whole wheat flour
1/2 cup of 110 F water
1./2 tsp of Dry Yeast
1 cup of quinoa
10 tbs of milled flaxseed
1 cup of Whole Wheat Flour
3.5 cups of bread flour
couple of tablespoons of cornmeal
2 tsp of Celtic Sea Salt
2 1/2 cups of warm water
3 cloves of minced garlic
When the sponge is ripe, scrape it into a large bowl, add 2.5 cups of warm water and another 1/2 tsp of yeast, whisk well .
add thewhole wheat flour, the flaxseed and the Quinoa at this time and stir in well, then add the minced garlic and the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time blending well, until the dough is to dense to stir. at this point, I usually have about 1/2 cup or a bit more left to add and I do it with my hand in the bowl. When the dough is no longer sticky, turn on to a lightly floured surface and kneed for about 12 mins, adding flour only as necessary to ease the stickiness.
Flatten the dough out and sprinkle with the salt, then fold and kneed for an additional 5 or 6 minutes. The dough should be smooth and elastic. Form dough into a round.
Cover with a damp cloth and let rest 10 mins.
Spray a bowl with cooking spray generously and put the dough in the bowl and turn the round over to coat the exposed surface with oil, cover with a damp cloth and let rise about 2 hours (should double).
Sprinkle the cornmeal on a cookie sheet.
Deflate dough and divide into two parts for loaves or into 25 rounds for buns. cover with a damp cloth and let rest for 30 mins.
Shape the loaves into baggetts, place on cornmeal on the cookie sheet, cover and let rise til doubled (2 hours) or into ovals for sandwich buns (cover still).
preheat oven to 375.
When bread has doubled in bulk, with a very sharp knive make diagonal slashes across the top of the loaves or a single slash down the middle for the bun, and immediately place in the over to bake
bake for 25 mins or until desired colour is reached.
Cool on racks!
Serving Size: makes two large loaves or 25 individual sandwich buns
Number of Servings: 25
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SIRCHRISRR.