Lentil sourdough bread

What about trying something different? What about using some lentils, ground them and use its flour in a bread?

  • 712ml warm water (32ºC)
  • 270g sourdough (100% hydration)
  • 166g lentil flour
  • 700g white wheat flour
  • 300g whole wheat flour
  • 15g salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  1. 9:00AM  Mix all ingredients together for 15 minutes, using a standing mixer.
  2. 9:15AM Cover the bowl with a lid and let it stand at 22ºC. This is the bulk fermentation phase.
  3. 13:00 Divide the dough in 2 and shape 2 oblong loaves. 
  4. 13:15 Brush 2 non-stick pans with a bit of olive oil and put the dough inside.  Let them raise for the 2nd fermentation, covered with a linen towel.
  5. 16:00 Turn on the oven at 220ºC and put the loaves inside. Bake them for 1 hour keeping the same temperature. 


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