|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese/Swiss / sharp cheddar cheese||4 Tablespoon|
|Egg white||1 , stiffly beaten|
|Fat||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
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.
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