Southwest Rice Bites
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Southwest Rice Bites
Southwest Rice Bites
1 cups cooked white or brown rice
1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
1 egg, beaten
1/3 cup salsa
1/4 cup sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste
1/3 cup crumbled tortilla chips
Cilantro leaves (topper)
Salsa (topper)
Sour cream (topper)

Prep: 15 minutes, Cook: 20 minutes, Makes: 24 appetizers

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  Stir together rice, cheese, egg, salsa, sour cream and salt and pepper to taste.

2. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray and press equal amounts of rice mixture into each cup. Top with crumbled tortilla chips and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Top with salsa, sour cream and cilantro leaves. 

Nutritional Information:
90 calories, 3 g protein, 5 g total fat (2.5 g sat., 0 g trans), 9 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 30 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 1 point