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Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread

June 28, 2013Teresa

Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is marvelous. I wanted to see if it was possible to make a delicious no-knead bread with wheat flour and heavy cereal grains added to the mix. Yes, it can be done! The key, as I’ve stated many times before on any of my breadmaker whole wheat recipes is vital wheat gluten. I added vital wheat gluten to the basic recipe, along with a lot of other ingredients, and got a really nice artisan-type bread that’s healthy as well.

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Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is filled with Provolone cheese, Italian seasoning, seven-grain cereal, and whole wheat flour. Parsley and chives also add flavor. This is a great bread to use for sandwiches as it is a very substantial bread and doesn’t fall apart easily.

Adding the vital wheat gluten made this bread softer in texture than regular Crusty Bread. This made the bread easier to bite into. Because the flour is soaked and fermented before you bake it, the dough releases the good enzymes needed to digest the bread, (and which cause gluten intolerance). It also removes the phythates which cause indigestion, bloating, gas, etc., in those with sensitivities to normal breads.

I was so happy with the way this bread turned out. Yes, it raised wonderfully, and had I put the dough in a smaller Dutch oven to bake it, the bread would have plumped up even more. I purposely added the seven-grain cereal to the already heavy whole wheat flour to see if this would work. Yes, vital wheat gluten helped the bread dough raise adequately even in a no-knead bread! Yay!

If you are looking for a whole grain wheat bread recipe that you don’t have to knead, then consider this quick and easy recipe. If you don’t want to include the cheese and seasonings you can leave them out or substitute others you prefer. I thought the ones I used added a lot to the texture and taste to the bread.

Parmesan, Romano or Asiago cheeses would also probably work just as well as the provolone. You just can’t go wrong with this tasty and hearty whole wheat bread.

I initially posted this recipe in June of 2013. Unfortunately, when I took the pictures I posed the bread (which is tan or light brown) on a light brown background! What a no-no. It was hard to distinguish the bread. I recently remade this recipe (September 2020) for a friend who recently had surgery. I served it with Amish Chicken and Noodles, Green Beans and a Pina Colada Texas Sheet Cake. I got a note back saying how much they LOVED the bread!

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I was so happy when Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread turned out nicely. Vital wheat gluten makes all the difference in the world in having heavy wheat breads raise appropriately. It was delicious served with Amish Chicken and Noodles.

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Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is a very hearty and filling bread. When I made a sandwich out of it, I could only eat half at one time!

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This close up shows the texture of the bread. I added parsley, chives, Italian seasoning and provolone cheese to this loaf. 

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This hearty, filling bread is terrific with soups and chili.

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients, plus water.

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Place bread flour in a large plastic bowl that has a lid. Don’t use all purpose flour. It doesn’t have as much gluten as bread flour. The whole key to making this bread raise appropriately is to make sure there is enough gluten.

Add whole wheat flour, Seven-Grain cereal, provolone cheese, vital wheat gluten, yeast, chives, parsley, Italian seasoning and salt.

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Stir ingredients to combine.

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Add water.

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Stir to combine. Place lid over mixture and allow to sit out on counter for 12-18 hours. Mine sat out about 24 hours.

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Remove lid. You can see that the bread mixture has expanded.

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Spread bread board or counter with a little flour (this is a lot more than I needed).  Place a little flour on top of the bread dough and work into the dough.

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Shape the dough into a ball. 

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Cover the dough with plastic wrap while you heat the cast-iron Dutch oven at 450 for 30 minutes. The dough will raise again.

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After the cast-iron pot has been cooking at 450 for 30 minutes remove from oven and place the dough carefully into hot pan. You DON’T need to grease the pan. Cover with lid and bake 30 minutes.

Remove lid and bake 15 minutes longer for a total of 45 minutes.  

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This is what Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread looks like just out of the oven.  

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Allow the bread to cool completely before cutting down. I used an electric knife to cut through the bread.

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Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is very hearty and satisfying. It’s great served with soups like Creamy Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew or Asparagus Mushroom Soup.

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I served Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread with Amish Chicken and Noodles.

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This tasty bread is also great served with casseroles like Baked Ravioli or Creamy Avocado Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

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Here’s a close up so you can see the texture of this delicious, savory bread. Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is a great dinner bread for whatever you’re serving.

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If you’re looking for a healthier No-Knead bread recipe, this is it!

Here’s the recipe.

WHOLE WHEAT NO-KNEAD BREAD

(Recipe inspired from my Crusty Bread recipe)

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Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is a delicious homemade artisan-style bread that you don't have to knead! This recipe includes provolone cheese, Italian herbs, and 7-grain cereal. It's a terrific hearty and filling bread to serve with soups and chili. This tasty bread is really easy since you mix the ingredients a day ahead and then bake the next day.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Passive Time 18 hours
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Passive Time 18 hours
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Instructions
  1. Stir flours, cereal, salt, yeast, wheat gluten, cheese, and seasonings together in a large bowl.
  2. Add water and combine.
  3. Cover with lid or plastic wrap and allow to sit on counter 12-18 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 450°.
  5. When the oven has reached 450° place a cast iron pot with a lid in the oven and heat the pot for 30 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, pour dough onto a heavily floured surface and shape into a ball.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap and let set while the pot is heating.
  8. Remove hot pot from the oven and drop in the dough.
  9. Cover and return to oven for 30 minutes.
  10. After 30 minutes remove the lid and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  11. Remove bread from oven and place on a cooling rack to cool.
  12. Makes one artisan-style loaf.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: Preparation time does not include the 12-18 hours required to allow the bread ingredients to rest.

NOTE: Homemade bread has no preservatives and needs to be refrigerated after 2 days.

NOTE: all-purpose flour does not contain the necessary gluten to bond the ingredients together as well as bread flour. The bread may turn out crumbly. For best results use bread flour.

NOTE: I recommend using Fleischmann's yeast or bread machine yeast in any yeast bread recipe. Red Star yeast just doesn't work as well.

NOTE: I actually allowed the bread mixture to sit on the counter about 24 hours.

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Nutrition Facts
Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 529mg 22%
Potassium 97mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0.4g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 10%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

[b]Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread[/b]
 
Recipe Type: Breads, Rolls and Muffins
Cuisine: American
Author: Teresa Ambra inspired from [url href=”http://www.sullivanstreetbakery.com/recipes” target=”_blank” title=”sullivan street bakery’s no-knead bread”]Sullivan Street Bakery’s[/url] No-Knead bread recipe
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Serves: 10
Delicious homemade artisan style no-knead wheat bread. This recipe includes romano cheese, Italian herbs, and 10-grain cereal. The key to making this bread raise properly is vital wheat gluten.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup 10-grain cereal (dry)
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. yeast
  • 3 tsp. vital wheat gluten
  • 1 ¼ cups grated romano cheese
  • 1 tbsp. parsley
  • 1 tsp. chives
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 2/3 cups water
Instructions
  1. Stir flours, cereal, salt, yeast, wheat gluten, cheese, and seasonings together in a large bowl.
  2. Add water and combine.
  3. Cover with lid or plastic wrap and allow to sit on counter 12-18 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 450°.
  5. When the oven has reached 450° place a cast iron pot with a lid in the oven and heat the pot for 30 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, pour dough onto a heavily floured surface and shape into a ball.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap and let set while the pot is heating.
  8. Remove hot pot from the oven and drop in the dough.
  9. Cover and return to oven for 30 minutes.
  10. After 30 minutes remove the lid and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  11. Remove bread from oven and place on a cooling rack to cool.
  12. artisan-style loaf.
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Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread is a great tasting bread to use with Fruity Spinach Salad with Peachy Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Fabulous Chef Salad.

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This bread was awesome dunked in Amish Chicken and Noodles!

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This healthy, no-knead bread is so easy to make. You hardly have to spend any time with it and yet the bread makes a wonderful loaf! I used Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread on Bacon, Swiss, Tomato and Avocado Sandwich. It was superb!

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The seven-grain cereal adds a light crunch to this scrumptious bread.

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