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Ezekiel Bread

“Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.” (Ezekiel 4:9)
Ezekiel bread is a multi-grain bread that is mentioned in the Bible, specifically in the book of Ezekiel 4:9. This bread was believed to be eaten by the prophet Ezekiel during his exile in Babylon. The recipe calls for a combination of wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and fitches to be combined and made into bread. This bread is a great option for those looking for a hearty and nutritious loaf that is inspired by the Bible.
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cook time:
2 h
Wheat flour 1 Cup
Barley flour 1 Cup
Cooked and mashed lentils 1/2 Cup
Cooked and mashed beans 1/2 Cup
Millet flour 1/2 Cup
Fitches (also known as spelt) flour 1/2 Cup
Active dry yeast 1 Package
Sugar 1 Tsp
Kosher salt 1 Tsp
Israeli Olive oil 1/4 Cup
Warm water 1 1/2 Cup
Step 1
Soak the lentils and beans overnight.
Step 2
Cook the lentils and beans in boiling water until tender.
Step 3
Mash the cooked lentils and beans into a puree.
Step 4
In a large bowl, combine the flours, yeast, sugar, and salt.
Step 5
Add the pureed lentils and beans, olive oil, and warm water to the flour mixture.
Step 6
Mix until a dough forms.
Step 7
Knead the dough on a floured surface for 10 minutes.
Step 8
Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with a cloth. Let the dough rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
Step 9
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
Step 10
Shape the dough into a loaf and place it in a greased loaf pan.
Step 11
Bake the bread for 30-40 minutes, or until it sounds hollow when tapped. Allow the bread to cool completely before slicing and serving.