Italian Cheesy Chex® Mix

With crisp cereal squares, pretzels, crackers and roasted soy nuts, crunchy snack mix gets zest from Italian seasoning and balsamic vinegar.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1
cup pretzel nuggets
2
cups small cheese-flavor crackers
1
cup salted roasted soy nuts
1/2
cup olive oil
3
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
teaspoons garlic salt
3
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese

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  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, pretzels, crackers and soy nuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic salt and Italian seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake about 30 minutes, stirring twice, until toasted. Sprinkle with cheese; toss to coat. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. (Cereal will crisp as it cools.) Store in airtight container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, pretzels, crackers and soy nuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic salt and Italian seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake about 30 minutes, stirring twice, until toasted. Sprinkle with cheese; toss to coat. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. (Cereal will crisp as it cools.) Store in airtight container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

In place of the Italian seasoning, you can use 1 1/2 teaspoons each of dried basil leaves and dried oregano leaves.

Look for soy nuts with the other snack nuts or by the healthy snacks. The pretzel nuggets are available in several flavors. Choose your favorite.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.