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Chorizo Appetizer Flowers

Chorizo Appetizer Flowers

Spicy sausage, mixed with bell pepper, cheese and cilantro, creates a quick appetizer when spooned into tortilla chips.

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20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time


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

How to make

  1. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Nutrition (1 appetizer)

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