9.26.2012

beer-cheese hush puppies



these yummy hush puppies are featured in Better Homes and Gardens this month...
Beer-Cheese Hushpuppies
how delish will they be for an easy appetizer? 

ingredients
  • 1
    cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2
    cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    ounces pepper jack cheese or cheddar cheese, shredded (1/2 cup)
  • 1/3
    cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3
    cup finely chopped red sweet pepper
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3
    cup light lager
  • Vegetable oil or shortening for deep-fat frying
  • Snipped fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley (optional)
  • Green or red jalapeno jelly

  •  directions
    1.In a medium bowl mix cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add cheese, onion and red sweet pepper; toss to combine. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. In another bowl mix egg and beer; add all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened.
    2.In a 3-quart saucepan heat 2-inches of oil to 375 degrees F. For each hush puppy, drop 1 rounded tablespoon of batter into hot oil. Fry three or four at a time for 3 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.
    3.Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat pepper jelly just until melted. Serve hush puppies warm with pepper jelly. Makes 20 to 24 hush puppies.
    nutrition facts (Beer-Cheese Hushpuppies)
  • Calories 128,
  •  
  • Protein (gm) 2,
  •  
  • Carbohydrate (gm) 15,
  •  
  • Fat, total (gm) 7,
  •  
  • Cholesterol (mg) 12,
  • Saturated fat (gm) 1,
  •  
  • Monosaturated fat (gm) 1,
  •  
  • Polyunsaturated fat (gm) 4,
  •  
  • Dietary Fiber, total (gm) 1,
  •  
  • Sugar, total (gm) 5,
  •  
  • Vitamin A (IU) 146,
  •  
  • Vitamin C (mg) 4,
  •  
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  •  
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  •  
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  •  
  • Folate (µg) 24,
  •  
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0,
  •  
  • Sodium (mg) 124,
  •  
  • Potassium (mg) 34,
  •  
  • Calcium (DV %) 40,
  •  
  • Iron (DV %) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

  • image and recipe VIA 




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