Veggie Bites

“V” is for Veggie Bites. Finally, a fun way to eat your vegetables! This fun and easy recipe from the Alpha-Bakery Children’s Cookbook is as easy as ABC to make.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 27 min
  • Servings 4

1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
2
teaspoons water
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups fresh vegetables, such as broccoli flowerets or cauliflowerets, 1/4-inch carrot slices, 1/2-inch zucchini slices, 1/2-inch strips green or red bell pepper
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Brush bottom of rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with about 1 tablespoon of melted butter.
  • 2 Beat egg and water with fork in shallow dish. Mix flour and salt in shallow dish.
  • 3 Dip about one-fourth of the vegetables into egg mixture. Remove 1 piece at a time with slotted spoon, fork or hands; roll in flour mixture to coat. Place in pan.
  • 4 Repeat with remaining vegetables. Pour remaining butter carefully over each vegetable piece and into pan.
  • 5 Bake uncovered 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until vegetables are tender and coating is light golden brown; drain. Sprinkle lightly with cheese.

Expert Tips

Take a dip! Melted cheese sauce and ketchup are great dipping sauces for veggie bites.

To drain baked or fried foods, place them on a plate lined with paper towels.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
135 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15 g
15 %
(Saturated Fat
9 g,
9 %
),
Cholesterol
80 mg
80 %;
Sodium
410 mg
410 %;
Total Carbohydrate
14 g
14 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
72%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.