Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

From Noble Pig's recipe, adapted by Prevention Rd, a recipe that is certainly delicious to the point that it was served to Anniversary dinners is this healthy pick - Pepperoni Pizza Puffs. Any adult or child would love these!

3/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
3/4 cup fat-free milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
4 oz. part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1 cup)
4 oz. turkey pepperoni, quartered (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup pizza sauce (homemade or store-bought)
2 Tbsp. fresh basil, finely diced.
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease a 24-cup mini muffin pan. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and oregano; whisk in the milk and egg. Stir in the mozzarella and pepperoni; let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir the batter and divide among the mini-muffin cups. Bake until puffed and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. Warm the pizza sauce, then stir in 1 tablespoon basil. Sprinkle the puffs with the remaining 1 tablespoon basil. Serve the puffs with the pizza sauce for dipping. Yield: 24 pizza puffs.
  4. Nutrition Information (per pizza puff): 44 calories; 1.5 g. fat; 18 mg. cholesterol; 159 mg. sodium; 3.7 g. carbohydrate; 0.1 g. fiber; 3.8 g. protein
Posted by Diane Araga, on May 3, 2013 at 7:00 AM