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Angie’s Beef and Blue Cheese Bites

Posted By Angie On May 2, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Beef,Meat,Recipes,Side Dish | No Comments

I love a nice tender steak topped with crumbled blue cheese. That got me thinking about how to make a recipe to get close to that flavor yet enjoyable for the kids and used what I had on hand. By the time I got it in the oven, I was really craving that meaty blue cheese flavor and crossing my fingers it was going to turn out like I wanted. I’m very happy to report that this is completely delicious. I made large ones with a regular muffin tin and smaller ones with a mini muffin tin. They were better as bite size sides or appetizers, but I wouldn’t have complained to eat just those for dinner! The kids loved them, but I did have to call them muffins.

Angie’s Beef and Blue Cheese Bites

Yield – Around 45 mini-muffin bites

Preparation Time – 35 minutes

Cooking Time – 16 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cans crescent roll dough
  • 1 container Ricotta cheese (15oz)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 2 tbs dried basil
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1/3 cup Blue Cheese

 

Directions

  • Cook the hamburger with the worcestershire sauce and garlic, drain & set aside
  • Combine all other ingredients except the crescent rolls in a bowl and mix thoroughly
  • Press the crescent rolls together to form squares and then pat to thin it out
  • Cut out small squares with a knife to barely fit inside the mini muffin pan (pre spray the pan)
  • Add hamburger mixture to cheese mixture and stir, then place by tsp onto the dough
  • Place 2 or 3 Blue Cheese crumbles on top of each. (A little Blue Cheese goes a long way!)
  • Bake at 350 for 15-16 minutes (until browned)

Cost $9.50


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