Light Rye

Light Rye Sourdough

by | Feb 11, 2022 | Breads, WHAT'S NEW

"This delicate rye made with sourdough starter can be made in into loaves or a Dutch oven if you love extra crusty bread!"

Light Rye

Light Rye Sourdough Bread

A wonderful rye you can bake in loaves or Dutch oven
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting tim 9 hours
Course bread
Cuisine bakery, bread
Servings 12
Calories 138 kcal


  • 1/4 c Rye sourdough starter *see sourdough starter recipe for instructions
  • 1 1/2 c Warm water
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 c Rye flour
  • 2 1/2 c Bread flour or all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2-3 tbsp Caraway seeds


Prepare dough night before bake:

  • Mix with dough hook: sourdough starter, honey, water, and rye flour.
  • Add one cup of flour, then second cup.
  • Add up to 1 more cup of flour. Dough should be somewhat sticky but well blended.
  • Add caraway seed and blend well.
  • Form into a ball, cover, and let rise in a bowl at room temperature for approx 8 hours.
  • Punch dough down and pull corners of dough to center, moving around the entire ball of dough 3-4 times. Shape into a ball and place on parchment paper (if using Dutch oven) or greased bread pan(s).
  • Slice (score) the top of your bread.

For baking in Dutch oven:

  • Place lid on Dutch oven and place in oven, heat to 450 degrees, then remove from oven.
  • Place dough (on parchment paper) into Dutch oven, and place lid on top.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then remove lid and bake for another 15 minutes or until golden brown.

For baking in bread pans:

  • Bake at 400 degrees for approximately 30 minutes or until golden brown.


Calories: 138kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 196mgPotassium: 74mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 4IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 2mg
Keyword caraway, Dutch oven, Rye, sourdough, sourdough rye
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