Basic Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Summary

Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Dish

Ingredients

 Dry yeast2 Teaspoon
 Warm water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Skim milk2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Rolled oats1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Honey3 Teaspoon
 Oil3 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Wheat germ3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Whole wheat flour5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Egg whites2 , beaten

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3271 Calories from Fat 371

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.6%

Saturated Fat 7 g35.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.4 mg

Sodium 1391.1 mg58%

Total Carbohydrates 617 g205.6%

Dietary Fiber 101.7 g406.9%

Sugars 43.8 g

Protein 149 g299%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 94.8% Iron 200.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Sprinkle yeast into warm water.
2. Scald milk and mix with oats, honey, oil, and salt.
3. Cool to lukewarm and add wheat germ and 2 cups of whole wheat flour. Beat well.
4. Add yeast mixture and egg whites. Beat well.
5. Add enough flour to make a soft dough. Turn onto floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, 10 minutes.
6. Place in bowl. Cover; let rise until double, about 1 hour.
7. Punch down. Divide in half and let rest 10 minutes. Shape into loaves and place in nonstick loaf pans. Let rise until double, about 1 hour.
8. If you like, brush loaf tops with 1 beaten egg white and 1 tablespoon water. Then sprinkle rolled oats lightly over the tops.
9. Bake 375° for 40 minutes. Cover with foil for last 20 minutes to prevent burning. Cool on racks before slicing.
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