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Hearty Peasant Bread

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  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Warm water 900 Milliliter (3 3/4 Cup)
  Active dry yeast 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Package)
  Rye flour 1 Kilogram (6 2/3 Cups)
  Sliced bacon 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Shredded emmenthal cheese 220 Gram (1 3/4 Cup)
  Chopped almonds 100 Gram (1 Cup)
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon

Stir sugar in;to warm water and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Place half the flour in a large bowl.
Add yeast liquid to flour with starter dough, combining to make a dough.
On a floured surface, knead dough until smooth.
Cover and let rise overnight at room temperature.
Lightly broil bacon.
Drain on paper towels; chop very finely.
Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
Mix bacon, salt, cheese, almonds, parsley and remaining flour into dough.
Knead until smooth.
Sprinkle baking sheets with flour.
Shape dough into 2 round loaves; place on floured baking sheets.
Brush tops of loaves with water and sprinkle with additional flour.,Using a sharp knife, mark tops with a crisscross pattern.
Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped on undersides.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5148 Calories from Fat 1548

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 175 g269.6%

Saturated Fat 58.1 g290.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 302 mg100.7%

Sodium 5826.9 mg242.8%

Total Carbohydrates 731 g243.6%

Dietary Fiber 245.3 g981.2%

Sugars 15.4 g

Protein 252 g504.9%

Vitamin A 119.7% Vitamin C 99.9%

Calcium 314.7% Iron 418.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Hearty Peasant Bread Recipe