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Spicy Feta Whole Wheat Bread

February 14, 2021  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

For anyone who enjoys spicy foods, this whole wheat and flaxseed meal bread includes spinach, feta cheese, ground red pepper, and garlic in the filling.

Makes 1 Loaf

Dough:
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 envelope Fleischmann’s RapidRise Yeast
3 tablespoons flaxseed meal
1/4 teaspoon pepper flakes
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 teaspoon rosemary, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup 1% milk
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour

Filling:
1 cup (about 1-1/2 ounces) chopped fresh spinach
4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
1 teaspoon rosemary, chopped
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced

Topping:
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
1/8 teaspoon pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon rosemary, chopped

Directions
Dough: In large bowl combine all-purpose flour, undissolved yeast, flaxseed meal, seasonings, and salt. Heat honey, milk, and oil to 120° F to 130° F; gradually add to dry ingredients. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes. With wooden spoon, stir in enough of the whole wheat flour to make a soft dough. Knead on floured surface for about 8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl; cover with dish towel and let rise until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.

Filling: In small bowl, combine filling ingredients; mix. Set aside.

Roll dough to a 12 X 8-inch rectangle. Spread filling evenly over surface of dough to within 1-inch of edges; press filling into dough. Working from narrow end, roll up tightly. Pinch seam and ends to seal. Place in greased 9 X 5-inch loaf pan. Cover; set in a warm place and let rise until doubled in size, about 50 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375° F. Bake for 20 minutes. For Topping, in a small bowl lightly beat egg white with water. Brush mixture over surface of loaf, and sprinkle with crushed red pepper and rosemary. Bake an additional 20 minutes. Note: You may need to cover loaf with foil during the last 15 minutes to prevent excess browning. Remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Information
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Serving Size: 2 ounces (1/15 recipe)
Calories 140; Total fat 4g; Saturated fat 1.5g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 260mg; Carbohydrates 23g; Dietary Fiber 3g (1.2g per ounce); Sugars 4g; Protein 5g

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