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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 55.5
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 93.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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wholesome savory crunch topping

Submitted by: CCKELLY3

Introduction

Trying to find a healthier, more nutritious alternative for the crumble topping to put on casseroles or to cover a baked chicken breast, for flavor and that satisfying 'crunch'. Trying to find a healthier, more nutritious alternative for the crumble topping to put on casseroles or to cover a baked chicken breast, for flavor and that satisfying 'crunch'.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients



    * Fiber One Cereal, 1 cup
    * Saltine Crackers (Saltines), 25 grams
    * Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    * *Kraft grated parmesean cheese, 3 tsp
    * Garlic, 0.5 tsp
    * Onions, raw, 0.5 cup, chopped
    * Paprika, 0.25 tsp
    * Garlic powder, 1 tsp
    *Onion powder, 1 tsp
    * Pepper, black, 0.5 tsp (remove)
    * Pepper, red or cayenne, 0.25 tsp (remove)
    * Black Olives, 15 grams (remove)

Directions

I use this to generously cover and entire 9x13 deep dish casserole that serves 8-10 people as a main course. The nutrition info is for 8 servings-- this makes about 1 to 1 1/4 cup of topping-- it will be quite damp and sticky, but should crumble easily between your fingers, and break it up over the whole surface and it will cook to a very nice crispness and dry out when cooked at 400 degrees for 35 minutes-- you could also pat it onto a chicken breast, thinner and bake to get more like a crust.

1. Put the fiber one cereal, the saltines (I used oyster crackers, the last remnants in a bag that were mostly dust) in the food processor and process for about 10-15 seconds.

2. Add the onion, garlic, chopped olives and spices and process about 10-30 seconds until it's a consistency you desire. Taste, adjust seasoning (you want it strong and bold, since you only eat small bits with other food)-- and then add the parmesean cheese and process for 2-3 seconds till blended. Now slowly drizzle the olive oil in, up to 1 tablespoon, processing as you do so, until you achieve a slightly wet, crumbly texture.

3. Crumble over a casserole or pat a thin crust onto a meat cutlet and bake at no higher than 400 degrees for up to 30-40 minutes, being careful that it doesn't burn.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CCKELLY3.





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