Spicy Pizza Bread Sticks
1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
3/4 cup warm water (105Â°F to 115Â°F)
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 green onion with top, sliced
1 medium clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves I left out
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tablespoon olive oil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Spray 2 large nonstick baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
Sprinkle yeast over warm water in small bowl; stir until yeast dissolves.
Let stand 5 minutes or until bubbly.
Meanwhile, place all remaining ingredients except oil in food processor;
process a few seconds to combine.
With food processor running, gradually add yeast mixture and oil.
Process just until mixture forms a ball.
(Add an additional 2 tablespoons flour if dough is too sticky.)
Transfer dough to lightly floured surface; knead 1 minute.
Let dough rest 5 minutes.
Roll out dough with lightly floured rolling pin to form 14X8-inch rectangle;
cut dough crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips.
Twist dough strips; place on prepared baking sheets.
Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 14 servings.
Calories 112, Total Fat 2 g, Sat. Fat 1 g, Protein 4 g, Carbohydrates 18 g,
Cholesterol 4 mg, Sodium 91 mg, Dietary Fiber 1 g