Archive for February, 2012

GARLIC BREADSTICKS

This is  recipe we prepared in my January “Start your New Year Healthy!” cooking class at our guest house in The Flint Hills of Kansas; The Lark Inn

PREP:  15 MINUTES

BAKING TIME: 18 MINUTES

OVEN TEMP:  350 DEGREES  

SERVES – 6

POINTSPLUS VALUE:  5

Ingredients:

2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL

1 TABLESPOON UNSALTED BUTTER

3 CLOVES GARLIC, MINCED

½ TEASPOON SALT

1 12-OZ LOAF WHOLE-GRAIN ITALIAN BREAD

¼ CUP FINELY CHOPPED FRESH PARSLEY LEAVES

Directions:

  1. 1.     Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small saucepan, combine oil, butter, garlic, and salt.  Heat over medium-low heat until butter is melted; remove from heat.
  2. 2.     Cut the bread in half lengthwise, then cut each half crosswise into 3 pieces. Then cut each piece into four ½ inch sticks.  Brush the breadsticks with the garlic-infused mixture. Sprinkle with parsley, and place on a baking sheet.  Bake until the edges are golden brown, about 18-20 minutes.

 

Nutrition per serving: 200 calories, 9g fat, 26g carbs, 2g fiber, 4g protein.

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Thank you for reading!

Kris Larkin

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