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Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Hershey, Pennsylvania

Chorizo Party Appetizers

Party time! Crescents tango with mango, Gouda and chorizo to create delicious appetizers.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury® Place 'n Bake® refrigerated crescent rounds
1/2
lb Mexican chorizo pork sausage links or bulk sausage
1/4
cup Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
1/2
peeled mango, cut in 8 thin slices
2
oz Gouda cheese, shredded (1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño chile
2
tablespoons finely chopped roasted red bell pepper (from a jar)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake crescent rounds as directed on can. Remove from oven. Immediately, press back of soup spoon in center of each round to make an indentation. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, remove casings from sausage. In 10-inch skillet, break up sausage; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked. Drain. Set aside.
  • 3 In 8-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add mango slices; cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until hot. Drain on paper towels.
  • 4 Fill each baked crescent round with one heaping tablespoon sausage; press in lightly. Top with cheese and mango. Bake 5 to 6 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix chile and roasted pepper. Sprinkle chile mixture over appetizers. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake crescent rounds as directed on can. Remove from oven. Immediately, press back of soup spoon in center of each round to make an indentation. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, remove casings from sausage. In 10-inch skillet, break up sausage; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked. Drain. Set aside.
  • 3 In 8-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add mango slices; cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until hot. Drain on paper towels.
  • 4 Fill each baked crescent round with one heaping tablespoon sausage; press in lightly. Top with cheese and mango. Bake 5 to 6 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix chile and roasted pepper. Sprinkle chile mixture over appetizers. Serve warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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