St. Patrick's Day Brown Soda Bread

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!

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Brown Soda Bread
Serves 12

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325˚F.
  2. Coat a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray or line pan with parchment paper, and coat with cooking spray.
  3. Combine flours with the remaining dry ingredients. Combine egg and buttermilk in separate bowl, mix and add to flour mixture. Stir just until combined.
  4. 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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