Spicy Spanish Sausages

This hearty sausage appetizer cooks fast, but has all the wonderful richness of a slow-cooked dish thanks to fragrant spices, canned tomato sauce, and a splash of red wine.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb cooked chorizo or kielbasa sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon coriander
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/4
cup dry red wine (such as Rioja, Bordeaux or Merlot) or beef broth

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  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add onion; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened.
  • 2 Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until fragrant. Add sausage slices; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once.
  • 3 Stir in paprika, coriander and ground red pepper. Add tomato sauce and wine; cook about 5 minutes to reduce slightly, stirring occasionally. Serve warm with cocktail toothpicks.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add onion; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened.
  • 2 Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until fragrant. Add sausage slices; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once.
  • 3 Stir in paprika, coriander and ground red pepper. Add tomato sauce and wine; cook about 5 minutes to reduce slightly, stirring occasionally. Serve warm with cocktail toothpicks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Rioja is a dry red wine from the LaRioja province in Spain. The oak barrels in which it is aged impart a vanilla flavor.

Serve in Asian soup spoons with salted almonds and Spanish olives for a Spanish tapas flair.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.