Mozzarella Pepper Salsa recipe

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

Mozzarella Pepper Salsa
Yield: 3 cups. Serves: 12 (1/4 cup serving)

All you need:

  • 1 block (8 ounces) Mozzarella cheese, diced into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 cup diced roasted red peppers
  • 2 green onions, cut diagonally into thin slices
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 head Belgian endive, separated into leaves

All you do:

  1. Combine Mozzarella cheese, red peppers, green onion, fresh basil and olive oil in medium bowl; mix well.
  2. Season with pepper.
  3. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
  4. Serve on endive leaves with whole grain crackers.Nutrition facts per serving: 61 calories, 4 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrates, 5 g protein. 15% Daily Value calcium. Source: Midwest Dairy Association

    Don’t let holiday temptations keep you from meeting your health and wellness goals. Stay on track by following these simple, holiday tips recommended by our Hy-Vee dietitians:

    Eat Fruits & Veggies First
    • You will eat more of the foods you choose and eat first.
    • Choose low-calorie foods first, such as fruit slices, raw or steamed vegetables and green leafy salads, to save calories.

    Less Is More
    • Eat smaller portions by using a salad plate or smaller bowl. Serve bite-size treats or appetizers.
    • Save your extra calories for a special holiday treat you only eat once per year, such as grandma’s homemade fudge.

    Pass the Protein, Please!
    • Include lean-protein foods in snacks and meals to help balance carbohydrate-rich foods, avoid blood sugar spikes and help you feel full longer.
    • Opt for lean meat, poultry, seafood, low-fat cheese and nuts.

    Stay Active
    • Burn off calories from your meal by taking a brisk walk with friends and family or dancing at the holiday party.

    Get Your ZZZs
    • Seven to eight hours of sleep per night may aid in eating fewer calories and choosing healthier foods during the day.

Tracking Coronavirus

More Tracking Coronavirus



More News