Italian Chex® Mix

Chex® cereal goes Italian when mixed with balsamic vinegar, Italian seasoning and garlic.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

8
cups Rice Chex™ cereal (gluten free)
1/2
cup salted soy nuts (roasted soybeans)
3
tablespoons olive or canola oil
3
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
teaspoons garlic powder
2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1
bag (3 oz) fat-free butter-flavor microwave popcorn, popped
1/3
cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese

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  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereal and soy nuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat. Stir in popcorn until well mixed. Spread in ungreased large roasting pan.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 minutes. Stir in cheese until well mixed. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until mixture is toasted. Spread on waxed paper to cool, about 10 minutes. (Cereal will crisp as it cools.) Store in airtight container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereal and soy nuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat. Stir in popcorn until well mixed. Spread in ungreased large roasting pan.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 minutes. Stir in cheese until well mixed. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until mixture is toasted. Spread on waxed paper to cool, about 10 minutes. (Cereal will crisp as it cools.) Store in airtight container.

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Expert Tips

If aiming for a gluten free snack, always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free, as products and ingredient sources can change.

Make this snack the day before your get-together. Store in smaller airtight containers or snack bags for easier packing or on-the-go snacking.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
105mg
105%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.