Zippy Sausage Spread
"I always keep the ingredients for this zesty appetizer on hand," writes Bridget Miller from Colorado Springs, Colorado. "It's quick, hearty and delicious. I serve it from my slow cooker so it stays warm during parties."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
- 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
- Assorted crackers
- In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes and cream cheese; cook until cheese is melted. Serve warm with crackers. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 66 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Zippy Sausage Spread in Quick Cooking July/August 2002