Warm cheese croutons

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Cotija cheese
\N \N Olive oil

Cotija, an Hispanic-style cheese, softens but does not melt when heated. It can make a deliciously different crouton for salads and soups and doesn't need breading.

To prepare, cut leftover cheese into small cubes, saute briefly in a preheated nonstick skillet with olive oil until browned on all sides, 1 minute to 2 minutes.

Pop them into your favorite salad or soup just before serving. A dash of hot pepper sauce before serving will add some zing to this mild cheese.

Recipe by: RECORD-JOURNAL 12/31/97 Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 528 by ctlindab@... on Jan 14, 1998

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