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Mini Mexican Gorditas

Mini Mexican Gorditas
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24
It's fiesta time! Grands! biscuits take on a cheesy-sausage mix with a fresh avocado topper.
Updated May 11, 2021
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Gary Smith
Santa Rosa, California

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large lemon (2 teaspoons grated peel and 4 1/2 teaspoons juice)
  • 1 box (10 oz) frozen corn & butter sauce
  • 6 oz bulk chorizo sausage, crumbled
  • 1 can (16.3 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers Original Biscuits (8 Count)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 300°F. In small bowl, mix avocado, lemon peel, lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cover and refrigerate. Microwave corn as directed on box. Pour into medium bowl.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked. Drain on paper towels. Wipe skillet clean. Add sausage to corn.
  • 3
    Separate dough into 8 biscuits; cut each biscuit evenly into 3 wedges. Press or roll each wedge to form 3-inch round.
  • 4
    In same skillet, heat 1 1/2 teaspoons of the oil over medium heat. Add 6 biscuit rounds; cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; keep warm in oven. Repeat with remaining biscuit rounds, adding 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to skillet for each batch.
  • 5
    Top each biscuit round with 1 tablespoon sausage mixture and 2 teaspoons cheese. Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Top each evenly with avocado mixture. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
300mg
12%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
2g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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