Peppered Parmesan Breadsticks

Homemade breadsticks come complete with black and red peppers, Parmesan cheese, garlic, lemon and high-fiber bran.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

1
cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
1
package regular active dry yeast
1
tablespoon sugar
1
cup Fiber One™ original bran cereal
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon garlic salt
2
tablespoons olive oil
Cornmeal
1
egg white, slightly beaten

  • 1 Stir together water, yeast and sugar. Let stand 5 minutes. Meanwhile, place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In food processor, place crushed cereal, flour, cheese, black pepper, red pepper, lemon peel and garlic salt. Cover; process about 10 seconds or until blended. Add oil; cover and process 10 seconds longer. Add yeast mixture; cover and process, using quick on-and-off motions, until dough forms a ball. Let rest 5 minutes. Cover and process 10 seconds longer. Remove dough; cover and let rise 10 minutes.
  • 3 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray. Divide dough into 16 equal pieces. On surface sprinkled with cornmeal, roll each part into thin rope about 14 inches long. Place on cookie sheets. Brush with egg white; sprinkle with additional ground black and red peppers if desired. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Cool on cooling rack.

Expert Tips

This tasty recipe is loaded with high-fiber cereal. Insoluble fiber from bran helps keep things moving through the digestive tract.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Breadstick
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.