Try our Delicious Pastelli Recipe!
We think you’ll love this Mediterranean Diet breakfast recipe for Pastelli, a sweet treat that goes back to the days of ancient Greece. It is simple and delicious. As a bonus, it is also easy to prepare. These candies go perfectly with a cup of tea or as an after-dinner light dessert. You can cut them into any size to enjoy just a bit of sweetness in your day. These ingredients also have some great nutritional value, especially as compared to other candies.
Christine, our Mediterranean Living Wellness Manager, made a bunch of these as gifts around the holidays. Wrap them in parchment and place in a cute box with ribbon for a beautiful and gift worthy treat. With these ingredients, they will keep fresh for quite some time.
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- 1/2 pound honey
- 1/2 pound sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp. rose water (optional)
Heat honey for 10 minutes on low heat in a small sauce pan. Add sesame seeds and mix well for an additional 10 minutes. Add a Tbsp of rose water, if you like.
Line a large casserole dish with parchment paper. Empty the sesame and honey mix onto the parchment and flatten with a wooden spoon.
Let the candy cool for 30 minutes and then cut into small pieces.
Calories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 98mgFiber: 2gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 185mgIron: 3mg