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Mini Zucchini Bites (Cuadritos De Calabacin)

 
One serving costs about $0.83

$0.83 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

12 side dish
spoonacular Score:27%

Spoonacular Score: 27%

 

Mini Zucchini Bites (Cuadritos De Calabacin) might be a good recipe to expand your side dish recipe box. One serving contains 331 calories, 11g of protein, and 24g of fat. This recipe serves 12 and costs 83 cents per serving. This recipe from Foodista has 2 fans. If you have baking powder, , zucchini, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 23%. This score is rather bad. Users who liked this recipe also liked Sopa De Calabacin Y Guajolote (Zucchini and Turkey Soup), Mini Zucchini Cheese Bites, and Mini Pizza Bites.

Ingredients

Servings:
6 strips
6 strips diced bacon
diced bacon
1 small
1 small white onion
white onion
3.5 cups
3.5 cups zucchini
zucchini
1 cup
1 cup gouda cheese
gouda cheese
2 cups
2 cups flour
flour
1 tsp
1 tsp baking powder
baking powder
0.5 cup
0.5 cup vegetable oil
vegetable oil
5
5  eggs
eggs
some
some Salt & Pepper
Salt & Pepper
0.25 cup
0.25 cup butter
butter
some
some plain bread crumbs
plain bread crumbs
6 strips diced bacon
6 strips
diced bacon
1 small white onion
1 small
white onion
3.5 cups zucchini
3.5 cups
zucchini
1 cup gouda cheese
1 cup
gouda cheese
2 cups flour
2 cups
flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp
baking powder
0.5 cup vegetable oil
0.5 cup
vegetable oil
5  eggs
5
eggs
some Salt & Pepper
some
Salt & Pepper
0.25 cup butter
0.25 cup
butter
some plain bread crumbs
some
plain bread crumbs

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
oven
oven
bowl
bowl
baking pan
baking pan
oven
oven
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Farenheit. In a saute pan cook the bacon until crisped and reserve. With 2 tbsp of the bacon fat, saute/cook the onion until transparent and reserve aside. In a bowl mix the zucchini, cheese, flour, baking powder, oil, eggs, bacon, onion, salt & pepper till well combined. Set aside. To prepare the 10 x 7 in. baking pan brush the melted butter all around inside and top with the bread crumbs. Make sure to cover all parts in pan. Pour the zucchini mixture evenly in the pan and bake for 45-60 minutes, until it is firm. After baked let it rest for 10 minutes before cutting into 2 in. cubes. Serve warm or cold.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.87
Ingredient
6 strips diced bacon
1 small white onion
3.5 cups zucchini
1 cup gouda cheese
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
5 eggs
¼ cups butter
some plain bread crumbs
Price
$1.70
$0.15
$1.24
$5.25
$0.33
$0.03
$1.20
$0.49
$0.04
$10.44

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Depending on the recipe, you might be able to substitute almond meal or flaxseed for the breadcrumbs to reduce the carbohydrate content and up the nutrition. For example, almond meal works well for breading, while ground flaxseed can help with binding.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If you have too much bacon (is this even possible?) you can freeze individual slices by laying them between sheets of wax paper. Even better, you can put them on a single sheet of wax paper and roll the paper in such a way that you can just unroll it later and remove however many slices you want.

  • Surprising tip: you will end up with better bacon if you add water to the skillet when cooking it on the stovetop. For large amounts of bacon, you can also prepare bacon in the oven.

  • If you've had your baking powder for awhile, make sure it's still going to work by mixing it with a little water. If it doesn't fizz, you need to replace it.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
264k Calories
11g Protein
15g Total Fat
19g Carbs
3% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
264k
13%

Fat
15g
24%

  Saturated Fat
8g
50%

Carbohydrates
19g
6%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
108mg
36%

Sodium
320mg
14%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
11g
23%

Selenium
18µg
26%

Phosphorus
223mg
22%

Vitamin B2
0.3mg
18%

Calcium
176mg
18%

Vitamin B1
0.23mg
16%

Folate
61µg
15%

Manganese
0.23mg
12%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
10%

Vitamin B12
0.53µg
9%

Iron
1mg
9%

Vitamin C
6mg
8%

Vitamin A
404IU
8%

Vitamin B6
0.15mg
8%

Potassium
232mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.59mg
6%

Magnesium
21mg
5%

Fiber
1g
4%

Copper
0.08mg
4%

Vitamin D
0.58µg
4%

Vitamin E
0.45mg
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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