Less than 4 days until St. Patrick’s day, folks! To celebrate the joyous occasion we wanted to share a traditional Irish soda bread recipe with you. This recipe is from Cooking Light’s Global Kitchen cookbook, written by David Joachim, which features 150 nutrition-packed recipes from around the globe. So, check out the tasty recipe below and be sure to tweet us pictures of your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations/recipes at @MomDishesItOut!Photo courtesy of Cooking Light’s Global Kitchen
Brown Soda Bread
- Cooking spray (we use canola oil spray)
- 2.5 cups whole-wheat flour
- 0.5 cups steel-cut oats
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp wheat germ
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 0.5 tsp salt
- 2 cups low-fat buttermilk
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- Preheat oven to 325˚F.
- Coat a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray or line pan with parchment paper, and coat with cooking spray.
- Combine flours with the remaining dry ingredients. Combine egg and buttermilk in separate bowl, mix and add to flour mixture. Stir just until combined.
- Spoon mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Invert bread onto a wire rack; cool completely. Remove parchment (if used), and slice bread into 12 slices.
Nutrition Info (1 slice): 160 calories, 1.8g fat (0.5g sat. fat), 7.2g protein, 30.8g carbs, 4g fiber, 18mg cholesterol, 17mg iron, 286mg sodium, 86mg calcium
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