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Apple Cheddar Bites

Apple Cheddar Bites

Cheddar and apple are a classic pairing, and these make-ahead appetizers are perfect for entertaining. Plan to keep a batch of these bites in the freezer to serve when last minute guests drop by for a drink.

Makes: 40 mini-muffins

Ingredients

  • Olive oil for oiling muffin tins
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) water
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL/28 g) Holy Crap cereal
  • 2 cups (475 mL) cooked quinoa (about ¾ cup/180 mL uncooked)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated green apple
  • 2/3cup (160 mL) grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • Salt to taste Sprigs of parsley, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F (175C). Lightly oil two 24-cup mini-muffin tins.
  2. Pour the water into a bowl, stir in the Holy Crap cereal and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa and grated green apple until well mixed. Add the cheese and stir gently until evenly incorporated.
  4. Using a whisk, mix the eggs into the soaked cereal until well combined. Pour into the quinoa mixture and stir until evenly combined. Season with salt to taste.
  5. Drop 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of batter into each cup of a mini-muffin tin and bake for 12 to 14 minutes, or until the edges begin to brown.
  6. Allow to cool in the tins for 5 minutes before unmolding. Serve warm, topped with a sprig of parsley. Leftovers will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for several days.

Nutrition Facts for Apple Cheddar Bites

NUTRITION FACTS: PER 13 G SERVING (1 MINI-MUFFIN). Calories (30) Total Fat (2.5 g) including Omega-3 (62 mg) and Omega-6 (50 mg) Total Carbohydrates (3 g) Dietary Fibre (1 g) Protein (1 g)

 

 

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