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Spicy Sausage Wonton Stars Recipe

Spicy Sausage Wonton Stars Recipe

These stars can be served hot or at room temperature. I have experimented often with these ingredients and the recipe lends itself to a variety of individual tastes. Mary Anne Fields, Greeneville, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Hot Ground Sausage
  • 2 medium carrots, finely shredded
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 36 wonton wrappers
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. In a large bowl, combine the sausage, carrots, onion, peppers, cheeses, sour cream, garlic and lemon-pepper.
  • 2. Press wonton wrappers into miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic powder; brush over edges. Bake at 350° for 8-9 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 3. Spoon sausage mixture into cups. Bake 5-7 minutes longer or until heated through. Garnish with tomatoes if desired. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer (calculated without garnish) equals 86 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.