Pistachio Nut Bread
Little powerhouses of vitamins and antioxidants, pistachios are a festive, flavorful and a fantastic 'green' addition to this delicious, low-fat quick bread.
1 cup all purpose flour, unbleached, sifted
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 cup sliced almonds, chopped
1/4 cup shelled pistachios, chopped
1/8 cup raw sunflower seeds, shelled
1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup seedless raisins
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1 medium egg, beaten
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
2 tablespoons walnut oil
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Spray two small loaf pans with cooking spray.
- Mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, nuts, dry milk, whole wheat flour, raisins and orange zest in a bowl.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the egg, buttermilk and walnut oil. Combine with the flour mixture.
- Transfer the batter into loaf pans and bake for 50 minutes.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutrititional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories 123, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Unsaturated Fat 4g, Sodium 334mg, Potassium 115mg, Carboydrates 17g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g, Protein 5g, Dietary Exchanges 1 Fat, 1 Starch.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of DLife; through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.