Chorizo Appetizer Flowers
Chorizo Appetizer Recipe

Chorizo Appetizer Flowers

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

24
appetizers
20 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

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

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

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

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  April 06, 2009

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.

— says Joanna
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