Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Goat Cheese Bites

Refrigerated pie crust is the flaky base for a topping of rich goat cheese and colorful roasted red peppers.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 32

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
container (5 oz) goat cheese
2/3
cup roasted red bell peppers (from 15-oz jar), drained, patted dry with paper towel and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 1/2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
2
teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Small fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. On floured work surface, unroll pie crust. Using 1 3/4-inch round cookie or canapé cutter, cut out 32 rounds; place about 1/2 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • 2 Spread about 1 teaspoon goat cheese on each dough round. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together chopped roasted peppers, finely chopped oregano, oil and garlic powder until well blended.
  • 4 Immediately top each baked cheese-topped round with 1 teaspoon red pepper mixture; place on serving platter. Garnish each with oregano leaf. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    40
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 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:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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