Pepper-Cheese Melts

Pepper-Cheese Melts is an easy, delicious and quick (5-1/2 Minute) microwave recipe for an appetizer or snack. Bell peppers, Mozzarella cheese and wheat crackers are assembled and heated in the microwave. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (5) servings. Serving Size: (3) per serving. Pepper-Cheese Melts will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20-30 seconds.
Total Time: 5-1/2 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup shredded 2% Mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp finely chopped red bell pepper
2 tbsp finely chopped green bell pepper
2 tbsp finely chopped yellow bell pepper
15 rosemary and olive oil woven wheat
crackers (such as Triscuits)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix cheese and peppers together. Spoon evenly onto crackers.

2. Place 8 of the topped crackers on a microwaveable-safe plate. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or just until cheese begins to melt. Repeat with the remaining topped crackers. Serve warm.

YIELD: 5 Servings.
Serving Size: 3 per serving.

Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 90, Total Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 150mg, Sugars: 0g, Carbohydrates: 11g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 4g

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/tri-color-pepper-cheese-melts-74577.aspx

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