Sour Dough Spinach Bread

Sour Dough Spinach Bread

This is one of my very favorite sandwich breads that I have ever made.


  • 1 cup sour dough starter
  • 1 cups cooked barley
  • 2 cups drained, chopped frozen spinach
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 3 tablespoons Xagave
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup corn flour, fresh ground popcorn
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 3 cups whole grain flour
  • 3 to 4 cups white flour


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Place all ingredients in WonderMix mixer Bowl starting with all of the whole grain flour and one cup of white, placing the yeast on top of flour.
  3. Turn on mixer and add more flour until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Knead for 6 minutes.
  5. Remove from bowl and divide dough into 2 to 3 pieces.
  6. Roll out in large 1 inch think circles.
  7. Place on parchment paper and let rise.
  8. After dough has risen, using fingers make indents all over the surface of dough.
  9. Brush liberally with olive oil.
  10. Sprinkle with dried rosemary and kosher salt.
  11. Bake until golden brown, aprx 20 minutes.