An interesting combination of texture and flavor makes these bite-size appetizers a winner. Mini rice cakes serve as a crunchy base for smooth cream cheese, sweet apricot preserves, spicy jalapeño, and earthy rosemary.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine preserves and chile pepper in a small bowl. Spread rice cakes with cream cheese; top with the preserve mixture. Sprinkle with rosemary.

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Tips

Tip: Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.

Nutrition Facts

56 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 11.9g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 1.2g; fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterol 2.4mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 30.1IU 1% DV; vitamin c 0.8mg 1% DV; folate 8mcg 2% DV; calcium 70.9mg 7% DV; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 4.9mg 2% DV; potassium 60.6mg 2% DV; sodium 200.3mg 8% DV.