Parmesan, Garlic, and Basil Twists

Because they begin with refrigerated breadstick dough, these twists are a snap to put together.


1 dozen (serving size: 1 twist)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 94
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 2.9 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 231 mg
Calcium 30 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (11-ounce) can refrigerated breadstick dough
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350°.

Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; saute 30 seconds. Remove from heat.

Unroll dough, separating into strips. Brush with the garlic mixture. Sprinkle with basil, cheese, and pepper, gently pressing into dough. Twist breadsticks, and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Gently press ends of breadsticks onto baking sheet.

Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.