Fiesta Appetizers Recipe
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Fiesta Appetizers Recipe

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The fact that these go from freezer to oven means less last-minute kitchen fuss...and more time to spend with guests!—Sharon Skildum, Maple Grove, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound Mexican process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) snack rye bread
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 270 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 753mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the cheese, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings.
  2. Spread rye bread slices with 1 heaping tablespoon of mixture; place on baking sheets. Broil 4-6 in. from heat for 3 minutes or until bubbly. May be frozen and broiled without thawing. If desired, sprinkle with parsley before serving. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Fiesta Appetizers in Country Ground Beef 1993, p7

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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KMTfood User ID: 6431807 18802
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2012

"This recipe, minus the onion and plus 1t of garlic powder, has been used in our family for 30+ years. We always have them on hand in the freezer for a quick appetizer for pop-in guests. They always get raves reviews and often requested when we go to parties."

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