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Mushroom Broccoli Cups Recipe

Mushroom Broccoli Cups Recipe

"This is my very favorite appetizer and the one all my friends and family ask me to make," says Linda Senuta of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "I've given out this recipe to so many people that I've lost count. I use the leftover read to make croutons," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 24 slices bread
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

Directions

  • 1. With a rolling pin, roll bread flat; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. (Discard bread scraps or save for another use.) Press bread rounds into miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Broil 6 in. from the heat until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Cool in pans on a wire rack.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat the egg, egg white, milk, parsley, salt, baking powder, thyme and pepper. Stir in the broccoli, cheese, mushrooms and onion. Spoon about 1 teaspoonful into each toast cup. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until set. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 154 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 399 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.