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Fiesta Appetizers

 Fiesta Appetizers
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
16 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 270 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 753 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.