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Broccoli-Cheese Bites

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Broccoli-Cheese Bites
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 32
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Packed with broccoli, cheese and pimentos, these savory bites are easy and tasty appetizers to make for any occasion.
Updated Dec 19, 2011

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

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    These savory bites would be delicious served with rémoulade sauce for dipping.

Nutrition Information

128 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 6g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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