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Rye bread recipes

13 Recipes

Make your own rye bread or rye sourdough from scratch, or use ready-made slices to make Scandi-style open sandwiches with a range of delicious toppings.


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  • Rye bread

    Rye bread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.18 ratings

    This rye bread recipe is lower in gluten than your average white loaf - this recipe uses white or wholemeal flour to give a light texture but you can experiment with ratios

  • Rye sourdough bread load with a poached egg

    Rye sourdough bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    This basic all-rye sourdough loaf has a deep malty flavour which works well with smoked fish or cured meats. Rye has less gluten than wheat so requires a slightly different technique

  • Roasted salmon rye toasts served on a plate

    Roasted salmon rye toasts

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Serve these healthy salmon canapés at a dinner party. They come with a choice of delicious toppings – either pickled cucumber or apple with chilli salsa

  • Turkey salad on rye

    Turkey salad on rye

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Open sandwiches mean you use less bread, but can pile on plenty of topping, in this case Coronation-spiced lean turkey with crisp salad

  • Scandi smoked mackerel on rye

    Scandi smoked mackerel on rye

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Open sandwiches make a lovely light lunch or dinner - try topping dark rye bread with Scandinavian-style fish, crème fraîche and tomatoes

  • 3 apple, cream, crumble and cardamom desserts in glass serving jars with hazelnuts on top

    Apple, cream & spiced rye crumble pots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Combine layers of stewed apple, cardamon-flavoured rye breadcrumbs and whipped cream in this Scandinavian-inspired dessert that's fabulous for a dinner party

  • Mixed seed bread

    Mixed seed bread

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    This recipe uses a basic bread dough method, but the mix of flours gives an interesting texture and flavour

  • Prawn cocktail squares

    Prawn cocktail squares

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Banish the glassware and serve your prawn cocktails in one stylish, bite-size go

  • Open mackerel sandwich with fennel slaw

    Open mackerel sandwich with fennel slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Take a Scandinavian approach, with an open sarnie made with rye bread and topped with smoked fish, raw fennel, capers and cream cheese

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