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Herb Onion Loaves

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  Fresh yeast 1 1⁄2 Ounce (45 Gram)
  Lukewarm water 2 Fluid Ounce (1/4 Cup, 60 Milliliter)
  Flour 12 Ounce, sifted (3 Cup, 375 Gram)
  Wholemeal flour 15 Ounce, sifted and husks returned (3 Cup, 470 Gram)
  Chopped fresh mixed herbs 2 Tablespoon, parsley, chives, rosemary, thyme
  Onion flakes 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Warm water 8 Fluid Ounce (1 Cup, 250 Milliliter)
  Evaporated milk 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs) (2/3 Cup, 170 Milliliter)
  Butter 4 Ounce, melted and cooled (125 Gram)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Wholemeal flour 2 Tablespoon
  Semolina 1 Tablespoon

1. Place yeast and lukewarm water in a bowl, mix to dissolve and stand in a warm, draught-free place until frothy.
2. Place flours, herbs, onion flakes, sugar, salt and black pepper to taste in a bowl, mix to combine and make a well in the center. Combine warm water, milk, butter and egg. Pour butter and yeast mixtures in flour mixture and mix to form a soft dough.
3. Tum dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5-8 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Divide dough into 6 equal portions and roll each into a long sausage, tapering slightly at the ends. Plait three portions together to form a loaf. Repeat with remaining dough.
4. Cover a wire rack with a clean teatowel, lightly dust with wholemeal flour. Place loaves on rack, cover with plastic food wrap and stand in a warm, draught-free place for 30 minutes or until doubled in size.
5. Lift loaves carefully onto hot baking trays, lightly dusted with semolina, and bake at 200°C/400°F/Gas 6 for 30-35 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 970 Calories from Fat 316

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.5%

Saturated Fat 21.1 g105.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 143.9 mg48%

Sodium 920.8 mg38.4%

Total Carbohydrates 132 g44%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48.1%

Sugars 28.5 g

Protein 35 g69.8%

Vitamin A 22.9% Vitamin C 14.5%

Calcium 67.4% Iron 36.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Herb Onion Loaves Recipe