Basic Protein Bread

Prot: 17 g, Carbs: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Cal: 91

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This is a 3-ingredient recipe for a Basic Protein Bread that is grain-free, gluten-free, high-protein, and low-carb. I’m calling it “basic” protein bread because that’s exactly what it is. On its own you can taste the pea protein a bit, but when you use it for a tasty sandwich you won’t even notice it.

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I created this recipe when I was working on my Protein Croutons. I wanted a simple, basic protein bread recipe. And that’s exactly what this is! It is pretty amazing to me, still, that the texture is so similar to that of real bread. This would also be a perfect bread to accompany your salad and soak up the extra Italian dressing! :)

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This Basic Protein Bread is great for a peanut butter sandwich on-the-go, as well. Or better yet, add some bananas!

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I hope you’ll give this recipe a try. And I’d love to hear how you use your Basic Protein Bread! Feel free to leave a comment below!

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Basic Protein Bread
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 8
  • Serving size: ⅛ loaf (2 thin slices)
  • Calories: 91
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 17g
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Makes one loaf (8 servings).
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325F (163C).
  2. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper (if not using a silicone pan).
  3. Mix all the ingredients until smooth.
  4. Pour batter into loaf pan.
  5. Bake at 325F (163C) for about 60 minutes, until it is firm to the touch and a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Let cool, and slice. (Makes 8 thick slices or 16 thin slices.)
  7. Enjoy! And store in the refrigerator.
Notes
A note about substitutions: because each type of protein powder has a distinct flavor and texture when baked, I would not try substituting different types of protein powders in this recipe.

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