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French Bread

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  Water 20 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (2 1/2 Cups Plus 1 Tablespoon)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Low sodium corn oil margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Flour cornmeal 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Egg white 1

1. Mix 2 1/2 cups warm water (105-115°F) and yeast in mixing bowl until dissolved.
2. Add melted margarine. Stir in 4-5 cups of flour with a spoon.
3. Work in remaining flour until well blended, using hands if necessary. Dough will be sticky.
4. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead 8-10 minutes.
5. Place dough in an oiled bowl, turning once to coat surface. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double, about 1 hour.
6. Divide dough in half. Place one half on a lightly floured board and roll into a rectangle about 10 X 15 inches. Roll up like a jelly roll and tuck in ends.
7. Sprinkle a small amount of cornmeal on an oiled baking sheet.
8. Place roll on sheet, seam side down, and let rise until double, about 30 minutes.
9. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 30 minutes.
10. Remove and brush with mixture of egg white and 1 tablespoon water.
11. Bake 10 more minutes.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6264 Calories from Fat 638

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.8%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g56%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 643.6 mg26.8%

Total Carbohydrates 1298 g432.5%

Dietary Fiber 125.6 g502.5%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 145 g290%

Vitamin A 13.6% Vitamin C 0.07%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 335.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Bread Recipe