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Homemade Rye Bread Recipes

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Dark, Jewish, German, Swedish, and Russian Bread Recipes
Health Benefits and How To Cook Whole Rye Grain

Here is a homemade dark rye bread recipe, easy deli style Jewish bread with rye, and a rustic German and sweet Swedish bread. Enjoy them all while learning about the health benefits of Rye and how to cook this healthy whole grain food.

Our Favorite Recipes for Rye Bread

Dark Rye Bread Recipe

This recipe rivals the best steakhouse black bread. It takes about 2 hours to make.

Authentic Recipe for Jewish Rye Bread

This deli style bread is sure to become a family favorite. This recipe takes about 2 hours.

German Rye Bread

This recipe is quick, easy, and creates four beautiful, great tasting, rustic loaves of Bread. From start to finish it takes 2 hours.

Swedish Rye Bread

This bread is sweeter and lighter in flavor than other types of Rye breads. It is a wonderful holiday recipe because it tastes so good with ham. This recipe takes about 3 1/2 hours.

Authentic Russian Rye Bread

This bread has a soft texture with a crispy crust. It takes about 2 hours to make.

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Health Benefits and Nutrition

Cooking Rye grain is an excellent choice if you want to incorporate whole grains into your diet and boost your nutrition. It is a low carbohydrate, low calorie, high protein, and high-fiber food. This combination makes it the perfect diet food. It's great for your waistline and good for your health. Compared to other whole grains, it is also rich in omega 3 fatty acids, folate, and pantothenic acid. To see how Rye compares, nutritionally, to other whole grains go to our
whole grain comparison charts.

It is a great source of quality protein, amino acids, and vitamins which contribute to a healthy heart, high energy levels, producing and maintaining healthy cells, normal digestion, and fighting cancer, depression, and arthritis.

How To Cook?

Rye is a whole grain used primarily for flour in bread recipes. It is also used in alcohol production like beer, whiskey, and vodka. It can be eaten whole as boiled Rye berries or rolled flakes, like oats.

To Cook, it takes 1 part grain to 2 parts water. First, rinse the rye berries (grains). Then bring the water to a boil. Add grains. Cover and simmer until water is absorbed. Fluff with fork and let stand 5 minutes. To speed up cooking time, soak grain overnight before cooking it.

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When cooking with this whole grain, particularly a Rye bread recipe, choose dishes that will be complimented by its bitter taste.

It will store for several months if stored properly. However we don't recommend storing it yourself because Rye is susceptible to the ergot fungus. Ergotism can cause mental and physical harm. If you like this whole grain then be sure to only purchase products that have been processed and packaged properly.

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