Chorizo Party Appetizers

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

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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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