Ezekiel Bread

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This Ezekiel bread is the bread that Ezekiel lived off of while he was in the desert for two years. It is supposed to be nutritionally complete. The recipe calls for grinding your own flour from a variety of grains and dried beans.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 4 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

  • 1 cup honey

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast

  • 2 ½ cups wheat berries

  • 1 ½ cups spelt flour

  • ½ cup barley

  • ½ cup millet

  • ¼ cup dry green lentils

  • 2 tablespoons dry great Northern beans

  • 2 tablespoons dry kidney beans

  • 2 tablespoons dried pinto beans

  • 2 tablespoons salt

Directions

  1. Mix water, honey, olive oil, and yeast in a large bowl. Let sit for 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. While yeast mixture sits, stir together wheat berries, spelt flour, barley, millet, lentils, great northern beans, kidney beans, and pinto beans together until well mixed. Grind in a flour mill.

  3. Add fresh milled flour-bean mixture and salt to yeast mixture; stir until well mixed, about 10 minutes. The dough will be loose like a batter bread.

  4. Pour dough into two greased 9x5-inch loaf pans.

  5. Let rise in a warm place until dough has reached the top of the pan, about 1 hour.

  6. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  7. Bake in the preheated oven until loaves are golden brown, 45 to 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
5g Fat
40g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 585mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 175mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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