PAO DE QUEIJO (AKA BRAZILIAN CHEESE PUFFS)

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 20
PAO DE QUEIJO (AKA BRAZILIAN CHEESE PUFFS)
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Ingredients


1 cup Partly skimmed milk, 2% M.F.
1 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Butter, grass fed, unsalted
2 cup Tapioca starch (Tapioca Flour can be found at specialty markets such as Whole Foods or Asian markets and is also called manioc starch or tapioca starch.)
1 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
2 large egg Egg

Instructions


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a mini muffin tray.

2. In the mean time bring the milk, salt, and butter to a boil in a sauce pan while constantly stirring mixture.

3. Once boiling, remove the mixture of milk, salt and butter from heat.

4. Slowly add tapioca starch, stirring constantly until thoroughly mixed.

5. Add the cheese and eggs to mixture and mix until smooth.

6. Fill each mini muffin cup all the way to the top.

7. Bake until golden brown, usually about 20 minutes. Eat while hot. Cooked puffs can be stored, in the fridge as long as it's kept covered and then warmed up on a low setting in a toaster oven.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 128
Calories from fat 68
Calories from saturated fat 40
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Sodium 246 mg
Potassium 32 mg
Total Carbohydrate 11.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Protein 3.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Milk Alternative 0.1

Energy sources


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