Enjoy this cheesy side dish made with cracked wheat, potatoes and onion that’s baked to a light brown hue.
cup uncooked cracked wheat*
teaspoon vegetable oil
medium onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
teaspoon salt-free onion and herb seasoning blend
cup mashed potatoes
tablespoons grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese blend
Heat 3/4 cup water to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Add cracked wheat. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 20 minutes. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes.
Heat oven to 350°. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat oil in 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onion and seasoning blend in oil until onions are tender. Stir in cracked wheat, potatoes and cheese. Drop 20 tablespoonfuls into 1 1/2-inch mounds about 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.
*1/4 cup finely ground bulgur, soaked in 1/2 cup boiling water may be substituted for the cooked cracked wheat. Let bulgur stand in boiling water, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with fork.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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- Vitamin A
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.