Italian Chex® Mix

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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