Do you like cheese? Do you like bread? If so, I think you’ll love this recipe for Brazilian Cheese Rolls (Pao de Queijo)! They are made with tapioca flour and cheese. You can make them savory or sweet! It’s a great appetizer to serve in the evening when your guests come over and they’re sure to be a hit!
prep: 20 mins cook: 25 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 14 Yield: 28 rolls
? cup water
1 teaspoon salt (Optional)
2 cups tapioca starch
? cup milk
½ cup vegetable oil
6 ounces shredded Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet
Place tapioca starch and salt in a large bowl.
Bring vegetable oil, water, and milk to a boil over medium heat until a white foam appears. Pour milk mixture over tapioca starch and stir until well mixed; allow dough to rest for 15 minutes. Mix eggs and Parmesan cheese into dough. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet.
Bake in preheated oven until rolls are browned, 15 to 20 minutes.
Per Serving: 199 calories; protein 5.8g; carbohydrates 17.2g; fat 12g; cholesterol 35.8mg; sodium 385.9mg.