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Vandal Veggie Bite

By Kally Fish and Nathaly Suarez

The Vandal Veggie Bite is a low fat version of a savory appetizer, perfect for any occasion. This recipe is fast and easy, utilizing everyday ingredients. The simplicity of this recipe is possible for anyone. It provides a great starter for the holidays because it is attractive, delicious, and sure to be a crowd pleaser for any occasion.

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Portion: Bite size
  • Oven: 350°F       
  • Bake: 10-12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large, firm tomatoes
  • 1 can of asparagus spears
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar
  • ¼ cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup 1/3 less-fat cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon onions

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9x9 baking pan with nonstick spray. Mix mozzarella, cheddar, cream cheese and mayonnaise in medium-sized bowl. Finely chop onions and add to cheese mixture. Slice each tomato into 3 thick, even slices. Drain canned asparagus and cut spears in half.Line tomato slices along baking pan. Add two pieces of asparagus to each tomato, and then top it off with a tablespoon of the cheese mixture. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 65; Total Fat 4g; Cholesterol 10.25mg; Sodium 136mg; Carbohydrates 1.5%; Dietary Fiber 1g; Protein 4g; Vitamin A 7%; Vitamin C 12%; Calcium 10%

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