Mini Sausage Tarts

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Jun. 08, 2012

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.


Ground pork sausage 1 Pound , browned and drained
Mexican blend cheese
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)



1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.


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.


6. Serve warm as desired.


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
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 30

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 219Calories from Fat 105

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 384 mg16%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet