Chorizo Appetizer Flowers

Chorizo Appetizer Recipe
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Spicy sausage, mixed with bell pepper, cheese and cilantro, creates a quick appetizer when spooned into tortilla chips.
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
24 appetizers

Ingredients

6 ounces (3/4 cup)
bulk chorizo or hot pork sausage
1/2 cup
finely chopped red bell pepper
4 ounces (1 cup)
Land O Lakes® Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
1/4 cup
finely chopped cilantro
1 (9.5- to 10-ounce) package
scoop-shaped tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Combine sausage and bell pepper in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes until sausage is browned. Cool slightly; stir in 1/2 cup cheese and cilantro.
  2. Spoon about 1 tablespoon meat mixture into each tortilla chip. Sprinkle with cheese; place onto microwave-safe plate. Microwave 20-25 seconds until cheese begins to melt.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer)

Calories
100
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
7g
Protein
4g
Fat
7g
Sodium
230mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I made this recipe for a cocktail party and it got rave reviews. I will definitely make it again. Just be sure to drain the fat from the sausage.

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