Great deli-style rye bread for sourdough lovers.
Make and share this Sourdough Onion Rye Bread recipe from Food.com.
- To proof your starter, feed it with equal parts of flour and water, cover loosely and let it sit overnight or up to 12 hours (longer proof=sourer flavor).
- At this point, measure out your 2 cups of starter into mixing bowl and proceed with recipe.
- Saute onions in olive oil until they become translucent.
- Remove from heat and add butter, water and salt.
- Cool to lukewarm (85 degrees F) and stir into starter.
- Add the rye flour and mix well.
- Add the white flour gradually, until it is too stiff to mix by hand.
- Turn onto a floured surface and knead in enough remaining flour until dough is satiny.
- Shape into an elongate loaf.
- Place on baking sheet and let rise, covered, in a warm place for 1 to 2 hours, or until about doubled in bulk (rising time will vary according to your starter, but it takes longer than breads made with commercial yeast).
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Make diagonal slashes in top of loaf with a razor blade or very sharp knife.
- Bake for 40 to 50 minutes.
- Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire rack.
- This bread could also be made using the dough cycle of your bread machine.