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Mini Sausage Tarts

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Light, crispy and full of flavor, these mini sausage tarts from our cookbook, 101 Homestyle Favorites, have only 4 ingredients! Make the filling the night before your get-together and your party will be a breeze.
Ingredients
  Ground pork sausage 1 Pound, browned and drained
  Mexican-blend cheese 8 Ounce, shredded
  Ranch salad dressing 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Black olives 3 Tablespoon, chopped (reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish)
  Phyllo cups 60 Small (about 4 packages)
  Red bell pepper 3 Tablespoon, diced (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, place together browned sausage meat, cheese, salad dressing and olives; stir well to combine.
3. On ungreased baking sheets, arrange the phyllo cups, and fill them with sausage meat mixture using an ice cream scoop.
4. Sprinkle each cup with diced pepper and black olives, if desired.
5. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

SERVING
6. Serve warm as desired.

TIPS
You can use spicy or herbed ground sausage meat and cheese of your choice as desired.
You can you chopped scallions, mushrooms or other vegetable of your choice instead of red peppers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Tart
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
30

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