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Cheese Beignets

Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Grated parmesan cheese/Swiss / sharp cheddar cheese 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1 , stiffly beaten
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

Combine water and butter in saucepan and bring to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Add flour, all at once.
Beat until glossy and dough clears sides of pan.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add cheese, salt, and pepper.
Fold in beaten egg white.
Drop from teaspoon into hot deep fat (365°F. on frying thermometer).
Brown on all sides.
Remove from fat and drain on paper towel.
Serve very hot.
Excellent with drinks, soups, or salads.
Makes about 3 dozen small beignets.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 225 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 101.5 mg33.8%

Sodium 509.2 mg21.2%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.28 g1.1%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 8 g15.2%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.4% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheese Beignets Recipe