Taco Tidbits Recipe
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Taco Tidbits Recipe

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"This four-ingredient combination is a great change of pace from typical snack mixes," writes Sharon Mensing of Greenfield, Iowa. And it's a good thing the crispy treat is so simple to throw together. After one handful, your family will empty the bowl in no time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:11 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 11 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 8 cups Corn Chex
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 150 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place butter in an 11-in. x 7-in. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 45-60 seconds or until melted. Add taco seasoning. Stir in the cereal until evenly coated. Microwave on high for 45 seconds; stir. Heat 1 to 1-1/2 minutes longer; stir. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; microwave for 45 seconds. Stir; heat 1 minute longer. Yield: 8 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Taco Tidbits in Quick Cooking November/December 2001, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 150 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed May. 3, 2013

Tasted like chex with chili powder. Which, I guess, it essentially is. Thank goodness I tried it at home before I took it to our family reunion. Will not make again.

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Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009
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