Recipe Directions

  • 1. Place the sunflower seeds in your food processor and process into a fine meal. Take out of food processor and set aside. (You do not need to wash your food processor yet.)
  • 2. Peel onions, place in empty food processor and process in your food processor until small but not mushy. (Do not use a high-speed blender.)
  • 3. Place onions in a large mixing bowl. Add everything else, including the ground sunflower seeds. Mix with a spoon. If it's dry and won't mix, you can add a small splash of water (ex. 1 tbsp), but I doubt you'll need to add any water at all.
  • 4. Spread onto dehydrator trays. Use parchment paper (not wax paper because it'll melt and stick!!!) or teflex sheets as a base. This raw onion bread recipe makes three Excalibur trays.
  • 5. Dehydrate for 1 hour at 120 degrees, then reduce to 105 degrees and dry for another 6 hours. Once the bread starts drying out and holding together, score them with a knife into the size that you'd like.
  • 6. At some point you'll want to flip them over, remove the parchment paper and finish dehydrating them, maybe for another 4 hours or so. I like them to be a bit chewy. Just try nibbling on this raw onion bread recipe and see whether you want it crispier. Dehydrating times can vary greatly, so trust YOUR judgment.
  • 7. Enjoy this raw onion bread recipe!

The Rawtarian's Thoughts

By The Rawtarian

I first tasted raw onion bread at a tiny raw food restaurant. I immediately went home and started searching online for a raw onion bread recipe that tasted just as good!

Well, nothing compares with having raw onion bread made by someone else and served to you with a smile, but...second best is making this raw onion bread recipe for yourself at home!

I had never made raw crackers or raw bread that included olive oil, but the addition of olive oil makes this raw onion bread recipe so easy to spread! This recipe makes enough for three sheets of onion bread.

In terms of onion measurements, here I call for 3 massive sweet white onions. This is about 2.5 pounds or about 5 cups chopped.

I like to dehydrate this raw onion bread recipe until it's basically dry but still pliable/bendable.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutritional score: 76 out of 100
  • This recipe is very low in Carbohydrates.
  • This recipe is low in Sodium.
  • This recipe is an excellent source of Vitamin E.
  • This recipe is a good source of Protein, Dietary Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • This recipe is a noteworthy source of Calcium, Vitamin C, and Riboflavin.

Amounts per 197 g (7 oz) suggested serving

NameAmount% Daily
Calories 408 17 %
Protein 11 g 19 %
Fat 33 g 41 %
Carbohydrates 23 g 7 %
Dietary Fiber 10 g 31 %
Sugars 7 g
Calcium 103 mg 10 %
Iron 2.8 mg 22 %
Sodium 312 mg 14 %
Source: USDA, The Rawtarian

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ok... thanks! crackers are a good idea :)

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Hi Kimmy, safe travels :)

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hey! love your site!! i been 100% raw only for a few months. but this is the first time im going on a road trip across country away from my excalibur :( and i wonder if a vacuum sealer would preserve the onion bread? maybe with desiccant packets? i would only need it to last for 3 weeks and i was thinking of sealing in daily single serving vacuumed packs... im going to try it (and will let everyone know!!) anyone have any suggestions for best possible outcome? also any recipe suggestions that would be good for a long trip. Thanks! :)

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Hi Kimmy - that is a tough one. To be honest, I would worry about it going bad because there will still be moisture in there.  You might have more like taking crackers with you instead of breads.

Traveling while raw is not fun. I mean, it is fun, but it is not as fun as eating raw at home! You've got to get pretty simple when traveling raw

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This bread blew my mind. You are a genius.

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Jessica :)

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I'm making this bread right now. I'm not sure if the onions I have are sweet or not but they are yellow. Just flipped it. Had to respread but tasted it while I respread it. It kind tastes like mackaral and onions (i eat used to eat that with rice all the time). I wonder if there is a way I can use this onion bread to duplicate that taste... hmm. Delicious.

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Raw Coconut Aminos are a great substitute for soy. I've picked them up at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Sprouts/Sunflower Markets, or you can get them online. Bragg's Liquid Aminos is an unheated non-GMO soy product.

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I'm allergic to soy, are they any other substitutions?

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Hi McCoggle, you could try bragg's liquid aminos (not sure if that has soy though). You could also omit and add 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt instead plus 2 tablespoons water instead.

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How long can you store these for? I have a large dehydrator and a large family, so I would love to double this and store it. Thoughts?

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Hi Lisa, I've never stored these myself but you could try freezing. Before using again, try dehydrating for an hour or two agai

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Thanks for this basic onion bread recipe. I love onion bread. I did make a few changes as I like mine sweet and spicey. I added raisins, half apple and garlic. My friends and I loved it. Yum, yum.

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Sounds delicious, Kate! I am so glad your friends enjoyed too :)

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Any suggestions for a substitute for the ground flax seeds?
I am in menopause and stay away from flax!

Would love to try this recipe! What do you think about using chia seeds instead?

Thanks!

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Chia seeds. They actually glue everything together better than flax, as they become jelly with liquids ;-)

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I use chia and nutritional yeast and some times sprouted wild rice and they usually turn out fab! I avoid flax, too, but why do you during menopause?

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Sprouted brown rice sounds like it would add great texture to this bread.

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Hi Angel, yes, try ground chia seeds instead of the flax :)

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Man, don't know if any onion bread will be left before its finished in the dehydrator!!! I had a taste test and keep going back every now and then to steal more ! When warm it tastes like crumbed onion rings, mmmmmm
Stinking awesome!
Thank you

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Shan, that sounds like success!!! :) xox

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First try w/raw foods & new dehydrator. But my onion bread is a lighter color. Too much onion? I think it's a bit too thick too. Haven't tasted it yet. How should I store it? Can I or must it be eaten right away?

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Thank you for sharing this low calorie version of raw onion bread. I've made a recipe similar to this and I think that the smell of onions is more like the smell of onions cooking (even though my dehydrator is set to 115 degrees) rather than raw onions. The one difference in my recipe is that I thinly slice the onions rather than processing them. I find that my bread has a bitter taste when I process or shred the onions.

If you're looking for some variations you can add up to one tablespoon herbs such as basil, Italian seasoning, Herbs de Provence, rosemary and garlic ... This also helps if you or someone in your family doesn't like the smell of onion bread in the dehydrator.

One last tip - I place my dehydrator in the garage. That does help with any unwanted odor and yet it's in a protected place.

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These are great tips!

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Aah, just found your Raw Mayo receipe. Can't wait to try it. This is the first time I am looking at your site and you get such passionate responses to your receipes I will be back to try some of them for myself. Thank you...

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