These homemade talitas are the perfect accompaniment to mate. The best thing about this recipe is that it is very quick, easy, inexpensive and versatile, since you can replace the seasonings and flours. For example, you have at your disposal a wide variety of flavors that you will get by adding ingredients to the dough, such as: blue cheese, ground chili, rosemary, bacon, onion or Provencal herbs are just some of the options. You can even make them sweet or add seeds to them. The options without animal products will be perfect for those who decide to eat a vegetarian or vegan diet.
On the other hand, you can replace wheat flour with chickpea or corn flour. These options will be ideal for you if you have celiac disease and you must consume gluten-free products. Read on and discover how to make cheese sticks, as well as the benefits of making them at home.
Ingredients to make Cheese Talitas:
How to make cheese shavings:
Mix the flours with the cheese and forms a crown directly on the worktable.
Distribute the seasonings and, in the center of the crown, put the oil and water. As you can see, we are preparing some cheese sticks without yeast, in this way they will be much more crunchy.
Integrate from the inside out all the ingredients until a malleable dough is obtained. If you think it needs more water, moisten your hands and continue kneading. In this way, you will gradually incorporate moisture. Cover the dough with the homemade talitas and let it rest for a few minutes.
Roll out the dough of your cheese sticks until they are a little less than half a centimeter thick.
With the help of a knife, cut a rectangle and then strips of similar widths.
Take the cheese sticks by both ends and start twisting them to give it its characteristic spiral shape.
Place the cheese stalks on a baking sheet previously greased with cooking spray and apply some pressure to the ends to keep them twisted. Cook them in the oven at 200ºC for 20 minutes.
And ready! You can now enjoy your crispy cheese sticks whenever you fancy a healthier homemade snack.
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Cheese sticks – Calories and sides
You will be delighted to know that, despite having grated cheese (which is high in calories), these talitas have more than 80 kcal less than a portion of packaged talitas. These calories are equivalent to almost 30 minutes of walking.
You see that these cheese and onion figures only take 20-30 minutes to prepare, few ingredients and can be adapted to various tastes and needs, so it only remains for you to try and enjoy them at home. Now, what can you accompany them with? We recommend eating the homemade talitas alone as a snack or accompanied by your favorite sauce. Any of these sauces they are perfect: