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Mexican Sausage Crostini Recipe

Mexican Sausage Crostini Recipe

APPETIZER WINNER
Lisa Huff, Wilton, Connecticut
Lisa loves to combine flavors in her cooking while keeping it quick and easy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 5 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (10-1/2 ounces) French bread baguette, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 package Hot Flavor Jimmy Dean® Pork Johnsonville® Hot Ground Sausage
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. Place bread slices on two ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Set aside. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, onions, salt and pepper. In the same skillet, cook and stir egg mixture until set. Stir in sausage.
  • 3. Spread salsa over each bread slice. Top with sausage mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Garnish with sour cream and cilantro. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 96 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.