Inside Cooking

Inside Cooking Ep 74: Sausage Flowers

Wonton cups, filled with a flavorful cheese and sausage mixture, then baked… These lovely Sausage Flowers make a great party appetizer. Impressive, yet easy to make, and absolutely good, these appetizers will be the first to disappear!

Ingredients (for 6 servings)

  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 cup of salsa
  • 24 (3.5-inch square) wonton wrappers
  • 3/4 (16 ounces) container sour cream
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

Instructions

(Preparation time: 25 mins; cooking time: 10 mins)

STEP 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a miniature muffin pan.

STEP 2

Place ground Italian sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain and remove from heat.

STEP 3

Stir Monterey Jack cheese and Colby cheese into the warm sausage to melt. Stir in salsa.

STEP 4

Gently press wonton wrappers into the prepared miniature muffin pan so that the edges are extending. Place a heaping tablespoon of the sausage mixture into each wonton wrapper.

STEP 4

Bake 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until wonton edges begin to brown.

STEP 5

Transfer baked filled wontons to a serving platter. Dollop each with approximately 1 tablespoon sour cream. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 143 calories; 10.5 g fat; 6.8 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 285 mg sodium.

Inside Cooking Ep 74: Sausage Flowers