WW Recipe of the Day: Mini Bean & Cheese Bites
Very tasty. Nicely spiced. Excellent as is, or kick 'em up a notch by topping these mini bean and cheese bites off with a little salsa or guacamole.
Mini bean 'n cheese bites will be a big hit with guests and they also make great after school treats. Get all the flavors of a bean and cheese burrito in a bite-sized snack.
Oh yeah, let's not forget about Sunday football game time snacks either, where these mini bites will be a welcomed addition.
How Many Calories and WW Points in Mini Bean and Cheese Bites?
Did you know that these light and flaky mini phyllo shells have 0 grams trans fat and no cholesterol per serving? And two mini empty shells have only 30 calories.
These bean and cheese bites have just 75 calories per serving (3 pieces) and:
2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
2 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
Optional garnishes: guacamole, salsa, lite sour cream, etc.
First there were BFF's… Now there's BCB's (Bean & Cheese Bites)!
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Mini Bean and Cheese Bites
- ½ cup fat-free refried beans - we used Rosarita Vegetarian
- 2 wedges The Laughing Cow Cheese - we used Swiss Garlic & Herb
- ⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
- ⅛ teaspoon chili powder
- 1 one 15-piece box Athens mini phyllo dough shells
- Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
- Add refried beans, cheese, cumin and chili powder to a bowl and stir until well mixed.
- Distribute bean mixture evenly among the phyllo cups - about one rounded teaspoon each.
- Place filled cups on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake until mixture is hot and shells are golden brown, about 15 minutes. (We cooked ours in a toaster oven at 375F and they were done in about 8 minutes)
- Cool slightly, serve and enjoy.
Source: Hungry Girl
*Points® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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