Chicken Caesar Salad Bites

Time-saver tip: Bake Parmesan cheese rounds up to 3 days before your get-together, and store in an airtight container.

Yield:

Makes 4 dozen

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Bake: 10 Minutes
Cool: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (5-oz.) package shredded Parmesan cheese
Parchment paper
2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken
1/2 cup arugula, chopped
1/4 cup Caesar dressing
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoons crushed Parmesan pita chips

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spoon Parmesan cheese by rounded teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets, forming mounds. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until melted, bubbly, and golden brown. Cool on baking sheets 15 minutes.

2. Stir together chicken and next 3 ingredients. Stir in freshly ground pepper to taste. Spoon mixture onto Parmesan cheese rounds. Top with crushed pita chips.

Note:

For testing purposes only, we used Sargento Artisan Blends Parmesan Shredded Cheese.

March 2009