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Spicy Southwestern Muffins

Enjoy these muffins made using bacon, Pillsbury® Place 'N Bake® crescent rounds, Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix and salsa - perfect if you love Southwestern cuisine.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/4
lb bulk spicy pork sausage
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Place 'N Bake® refrigerated crescent rounds or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
egg
1
tablespoon milk
1/2
teaspoon Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1/2
cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (2 oz)
Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired
Sour cream, if desired
Additional chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 3 If using crescent rounds, remove from package and separate into 8 rounds. If using crescent rolls, remove from package, but do not unroll. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 8 rounds; carefully separate rounds. Press 1 round on bottom and completely up side of each muffin cup.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix sausage and 1 tablespoon cilantro. In another small bowl, beat egg, milk and taco seasoning with fork until blended. Spoon about 1 tablespoon sausage mixture into each dough-lined muffin cup. Divide egg mixture evenly among cups. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 5 Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until filling is set and edges are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of cups to loosen; remove muffins from pan. Top with salsa, sour cream and additional cilantro. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 3 If using crescent rounds, remove from package and separate into 8 rounds. If using crescent rolls, remove from package, but do not unroll. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 8 rounds; carefully separate rounds. Press 1 round on bottom and completely up side of each muffin cup.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix sausage and 1 tablespoon cilantro. In another small bowl, beat egg, milk and taco seasoning with fork until blended. Spoon about 1 tablespoon sausage mixture into each dough-lined muffin cup. Divide egg mixture evenly among cups. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 5 Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until filling is set and edges are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of cups to loosen; remove muffins from pan. Top with salsa, sour cream and additional cilantro. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you want a milder muffin, use regular bulk pork sausage and plain Monterey Jack cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
185
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
356mg
356%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.