Peppered Parmesan Breadsticks

Peppered Parmesan Breadsticks

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

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cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
package regular active dry yeast
tablespoon sugar
cup Fiber One® original bran cereal
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
teaspoon garlic salt
tablespoons olive oil
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.
Makes 16 breadsticks
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Health Twist
This tasty recipe is loaded with high-fiber cereal. Insoluble fiber from bran helps keep things moving through the digestive tract.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Breadstick)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.