Battle Creek, Mich. (February 12, 2007) — Move over Mozzarella sticks! Make way for a new finger food, bursting with an Italian blend of zesty flavors that is sure to have family and friends asking for more. Portabella mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted garlic, and Mozzarella cheese are wrapped inside a tasty breading to create a savory twist on the traditional appetizer. New Morningstar Farms® Mushroom Mozzarella Veggie Bites are a delicious addition to the popular selection of Veggie Bites, currently available in Spinach Artichoke and Broccoli Cheddar flavors.
For easy entertaining, serve Mushroom Mozzarella Veggie Bites as an appetizer with marinara sauce or offer them as a side dish for sandwiches or burgers. For a satisfying afternoon snack, simply place the Mushroom Mozzarella Veggie Bites on a baking sheet, cook for 16 to 18 minutes in the oven, and enjoy.
Look for Morningstar Farms Mushroom Mozzarella Veggie Bites in the frozen food aisle of grocery stores nationwide beginning in March. The suggested retail price is $3.99.
For delectable dipping, try the attached Mama's Marinara recipe.
Morningstar Farms foods are available in nearly every major grocery store chain nationwide. For more than 25 years, Morningstar Farms has offered meatless alternatives for people who care about great taste and great nutrition. Visit www.seeveggiesdifferently.com for easy recipes, fun food ideas and more.
About the Kellogg Company
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Add some flair to Morningstar Farms® Mushroom Mozzarella Veggie Bites with savory marinara sauce that brings out the robust flavor of portabellas.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Time to Table: 10 minutes
3 cloves garlic, minced
Â¼ to Â½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil
1Â½ cups canned crushed tomatoes (about Â½ of 28 oz. can)
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1. In a small saucepan, cook garlic and red pepper in olive oil for 1 minute.
2. Stir in tomatoes and basil. Bring to boiling.
3. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
4. Stir in parsley. Serve as dipping sauce.