Ezekiel Bread (Ezekiel 4:9)

Total Time
3hrs
Prep
2 hrs
Cook
1 hr

This bread will supply protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, potassium, vitamins A and C, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. Plus it tastes good! Prep time includes time for the dough to rise. Made during Bible times, this is a Middle Eastern bread.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 8 cups wheat flour
  • 4 cups barley flour
  • 2 cups lentils, cooked and mashed
  • 12 cup millet flour (grind up millet in the blender)
  • 14 cup rye flour
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 -6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packets yeast or 1 tablespoon yeast, in
  • 12 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  1. Dissolve the yeast in the warm water and honey and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Mix the wheat, barley, millet and rye flour together.
  3. Blend lentils, oil and small amount of water(from the 1 1/2 cups water) in blender and place into large mixing bowl with remaining water.
  4. Stir in two cups of mixed flour.
  5. Add yeast mixture.
  6. Stir in remaining salt(1 tbls.) and flour.
  7. Place on floured bread board and knead until smooth.
  8. Put in oiled bowl.
  9. Let rise until double in bulk.
  10. Knead again and cut dough and shape into 4 loaves.
  11. Place in 4 greased pans.
  12. Let rise until double in bulk.
  13. Bake at 375* for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  14. Enjoy!
  15. Prep time includes time letting dough rise.