Soft Pretzels

Diet Types:

CKD non-dialysis Diabetes Dialysis

Portions: 24

Serving Size: 1

Soft Pretzels

Ingredients

  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 packages dry active yeast
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • 5-1/2 cups all-purpose white flour (divided)
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons baking soda
  • 1/4 cup mustard

Nutrients per serving

Calories 141

Protein 4 g

Carbohydrates 24 g

Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 188 mg

Potassium 47 mg

Phosphorus 40 mg

Calcium 6 mg

Fiber 0.8 g

Preparation

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Add canola oil and half of the flour. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Add remaining flour and knead for 5 minutes.
  3. Let dough rest for 1 hour.
  4. Divide dough into 24 pieces. Roll into 18” lengths and twist into pretzel shape. Let rise for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 475° F.
  6. Add baking soda to 6 cups of water in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  7. Add pretzels to boiling water for 1 minute then transfer to a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes.
  9. Serve each pretzel with 1/2 teaspoon mustard.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Choose the mustard brand lowest in sodium.
  • You may need to add additional water to keep water level up in pot. Add pretzels in small batches.

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