Ranch Veggie Bites

Serve a crowd with delicious ranch veggie bites made with Original Bisquick® mix that are ready in 20 minutes - perfect for appertizer.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Vegetable oil
3/4
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1
teaspoon paprika
1
envelope (1 ounce) ranch dressing mix
1
tablespoon water
1
egg, slightly beaten
4
cups 1 1/2-inch pieces assorted vegetables, such as onion wedges, bell pepper strips, broccoli flowerets or mushrooms
Sour cream, if desired
  • 1 Pour oil into 3-quart saucepan until 1 inch deep. Heat over medium-high heat to 375°.
  • 2 Mix Bisquick mix, paprika and dressing mix (dry) in resealable plastic food-storage bag. Mix water and egg in large bowl. Add vegetables to egg mixture; stir well to coat. Transfer vegetables to plastic bag with slotted spoon. Seal bag and shake to coat with Bisquick mixture.
  • 3 Fry batches of vegetables in oil 1 to 2 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oil with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with sour cream.

Expert Tips

These battered, deep-fried bites will convince even the most reluctant kids to eat their veggies! Dip them into reduced-fat ranch or Caesar dressing instead of sour cream for a little flavor variation.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.