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6 INGREDIENTS 18 STEPS 6hr 45min

Deli-Style Rye Bread

If you love the term quick and easy, especially when talking about homemade bread, this one’s for you. Make this Quick and Easy Deli-Style Rye Bread in your own kitchen. No kneading required, good stuff for sure!
Deli-Style Rye Bread Recipe | SideChef
If you love the term quick and easy, especially when talking about homemade bread, this one’s for you. Make this Quick and Easy Deli-Style Rye Bread in your own kitchen. No kneading required, good stuff for sure!
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I am a stay-at-home mom mom (sounds better than recently retired, don’t you think?) who loves to spend time in my kitchen.
http://www.ahintofrosemary.com/
6hr 45min
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$1.85
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Ingredients

Servings
4
US / METRIC
3 cups
Lukewarm Water
1 Tbsp
Active Dry Yeast
1 1/2 Tbsp
Caraway Seeds
plus more for sprinkling on top
or 1 Tbsp Ground Caraway
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
718
FAT
3.0 g
PROTEIN
21.7 g
CARBS
152.0 g

Author's Notes

As you're mixing the dough, it may become too difficult to incorporate all the flour with the spoon. At that point, just use very wet hands to bring the mixture together. But do not knead the dough! It’s not necessary. You just want the dough to be uniformly wet and loose enough to conform to the shape of its container. And be certain that there are no dry patches of flour.

This batch of dough will be enough for four small loaves weighing about 13 oz each. I usually choose to make three slightly larger loaves weighing in at about 17 or 18 oz each. You can even divide the prepared dough in half and make two very large loaves using about 26 oz of dough for each one.

If you prefer larger loaves, simply make the adjustment in the volume keeping in mind that the resting time and baking time will be slightly increased as a result.

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Warm the Water (3 cups) just a little so that it feels just slightly warmer than body temperature. That should put it at about 100 degrees F (40 degrees C) or slightly below.
Step 2
In a very large bowl or a 6-quart container with a lid, mix the Active Dry Yeast (1 Tbsp) , Caraway Seeds (1 1/2 Tbsp) , and Kosher Salt (1 Tbsp) with the warm water. Don’t worry about getting the yeast to dissolve.
Step 3
Add Rye Flour (1 cup) and All-Purpose Flour (5 1/2 cups) to the water mixture all at once, then use a spoon or dough whisk to mix until the flour is completely incorporated and you have a lumpy dough.
Step 4
Loosely cover the container and let the dough hang out at room temperature until it begins to rise considerably. It will collapse or flatten a little on the top in about 2 hours.
Step 5
At that point, stash the container of dough in the fridge with a loose cover. Use the dough anytime after the initial 2-hour rise, although the refrigerated wet dough is less sticky and easier to work with than dough at room temperature, so it’s best to refrigerate the dough for at least 3 hours or overnight before handling it.
Step 6
Once refrigerated, the dough will seem to have shrunk back upon itself as though it will never rise again. Cover your pizza peel or a flat tray with a piece of parchment paper.
Step 7
Grab the refrigerated container of prepared dough and sprinkle the surface of the dough with flour. Pull up and cut off a piece of dough; the amount of dough will depend on the desired loaf size.
Step 8
Hold the dough in your hands, adding more flour as needed so that it doesn’t stick to your hands. Gently stretch the surface of the dough around the bottom all the way around, rotating the dough as you go to form a ball.
Step 9
Elongate the ball to roughly form an oval loaf. By adding a generous amount of flour as you work, you are creating a “gluten cloak” on the surface of the wet dough so that it is easily shaped. Work quickly so that the entire process takes just 20 to 30 seconds. You don’t want to overwork the dough.
Step 10
The bottom of the ball of dough may appear to be a collection of bunched ends. Gently pinch those ends together; they will flatten out and adhere during resting and baking. The rest of your oval loaf should be smooth and cohesive.
Step 11
Place the shaped loaf of dough on the sheet of parchment paper, seam side down with all the collected bunched ends on the peel. Let it rest for about 40 minutes.
Step 12
Preheat a lidded Dutch oven for 45 minutes at 450 degrees F (220 degrees C).
Step 13
Using a pastry or basting brush, paint the top crust with water and then sprinkle with the caraway seeds.
Step 14
Slash with 1/2-inch deep parallel cuts across the top of the loaf, using a serrated bread knife or a bread lame.
Step 15
Carefully remove the hot lid and place it on a rack nearby. Use the piece of parchment paper as handles and carefully lower the formed dough-topped parchment paper into the preheated pot.
Step 16
Cautiously grab that hot lid and cover the Dutch oven to trap the heat and steam within.
Step 17
Bake a 16 oz loaf for a total of 30 to 35 minutes until the crust is browned to your liking and is firm to the touch. Remove the lid after the first 20 to 25 minutes and continue to bake uncovered until the crust is richly browned.
Step 18
Allow the bread to fully cool on a wire rack for up to 2 hours for the best flavor, texture, and ease of slicing.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
718
% Daily Value*
Fat
3.0 g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3 g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
152.0 g
55%
Fiber
10.1 g
36%
Sugars
0.5 g
--
Protein
21.7 g
43%
Sodium
1882.5 mg
82%
Vitamin D
--
--
Calcium
61.1 mg
5%
Iron
9.1 mg
51%
Potassium
217.9 mg
5%
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