Last Friday night I hosted an impromptu dinner party for some close friends. It was an informal introduction of my best friend's new boyfriend, so I went all out with appetizers and a special cocktail. Ever since I made nacho bites, I've wanted to experiment more with Tostitos Scoops, and I decided this was the perfect opportunity to do so.I filled each chip with a corn, cheese, and egg mixture that cooked up like a corn pudding. The final bite was salty, cheesy, and purely delicious. This is an incredibly easy recipe that can be modified to suit your dietary needs. To see how I made this version, read more.
Modified from Everyday With Rachael Ray magazine Ingredients 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature Directions Makes 2 dozen.
Corn Pudding Nacho Bites
1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
1 large egg
1/4 cup frozen corn kernels
24 scoop-shaped tortilla chips (recommended: Tostitos Scoops)
3 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup finely chopped Spanish chorizo
1 heaping tablespoon jalapeño
Modified from Everyday With Rachael Ray magazine
4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
Makes 2 dozen.