Broccoli-Cheese Bites

Packed with broccoli, cheese and pimentos, these savory bites are easy and tasty appetizers to make for any occasion.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

Vegetable oil for deep frying
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups baking mix
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
2
eggs
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
cup chopped fresh broccoli florets
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1
jar (2 oz) diced pimientos, drained

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In deep fat fryer or 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat 1 1/2 inches oil to 375°F.
  • 2 In 8-inch skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir baking mix, sour cream and eggs until blended. Stir in onion, cheese, broccoli, red pepper, salt and pimientos.
  • 4 Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Fry 1 to 2 minutes, turning several times, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.
  • 1 In deep fat fryer or 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat 1 1/2 inches oil to 375°F.
  • 2 In 8-inch skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir baking mix, sour cream and eggs until blended. Stir in onion, cheese, broccoli, red pepper, salt and pimientos.
  • 4 Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Fry 1 to 2 minutes, turning several times, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

These savory bites would be delicious served with rémoulade sauce for dipping.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
128
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
143mg
143%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.