Pretzel Buns

 

More protein than a traditional dough recipe, no yeast required, quick to prepare.  
Course Snack
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 150kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup greek yogurt, plain, 0% fat
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • ¼ cup self-rising flour, set aside to help with kneading/working the dough
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a bowl, combine the yogurt and 1 cup of self-rising flour and mix until it just starts to form a dough.
  • Pour dough out onto a lightly flour dusted surface and knead for 5-7 minutes, until it is just smooth and the dough springs back when you lightly press it.
  • Divide the dough in quarters and use for purpose of your desire.

Variations

  • Pizza Dough: Work with the dough and stretch it out into an 8-inch circle. Place on a pizza pan and top with sauce and toppings of choice. Place in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crust is golden and crispy.
  • Burger Buns: Roll the divided dough into circles, lightly press down, and place on cook trays. Brush with an egg wash. (Top with any topping of choosing ex: Poppy Seeds, spices, or sesame seeds). Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Pretzels: Roll the dough into 12-14 inch ropes and shape into pretzels. Brush with egg wash and top with large grain sea salt. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

Nutrition Information: Makes 4 servings. 
  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 460 mg