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Mesquite—How to use in a bread recipe

When you are making a white bread-8 cup recipe. Substitute ½ cup crushed mesquite meal as flour.  To prepare mesquite meal, shell the dry pods, crush the beans and remove the seed coverings, grind to meal.
This will result in a brown loaf of bread with a unique taste.

Source:
“Everybody cooks desert food.” Arizona Daily Star. June 9, 1971. Page C1.

For more information go to:
Desert Harvesters http://www.desertharvesters.org/
 

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Last Update: 12-15-2010 6:34pm

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