Southwest Snack Mix

Southwest Snack Mix

Southwest Snack Mix


Makes about 12 (1/2-cup) servings


4 cups corn cereal squares
2 cups unsalted pretzels
1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin or squash seeds
1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro or parsley
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 egg white
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Spray large nonstick baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine cereal, pretzels and pumpkin seeds in large bowl. Combine chili powder, cilantro, garlic powder and onion powder in small bowl.
  3. Whisk together egg white, oil and lime juice in separate small bowl. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat evenly. Add seasoning mixture; mix lightly to coat evenly. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes; cool. Store in airtight container.


Substitute 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts for pumpkin seeds.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup snack mix
Sodium 114 mg
Protein 2 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories from Fat 28 %
Calories 93

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Starch 1

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