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Sausage Rye Melts Recipe

In Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Rose Maldet assembles these simple openface sandwiches, which are easy on the pocketbook at just 96¢ each. "Try the spread on English muffins," she suggest. "I serve them with a sweet-and-sour cucumber salad."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 1/2 pound bulk Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 can (2-1/2 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 10 slices rye bread


  • 1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the cheese, chilies, olives and onions. Spread over bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 457 calories, 26 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 1,121 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 20 g protein.