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Mini Mexican Gorditas

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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It's fiesta time! Grands! biscuits take on a cheesy-sausage mix with a fresh avocado topper.

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 Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated original biscuits (8 biscuits)
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.
  • 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 Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
128.4
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
9.1mg
3%
Sodium
301.3mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
11.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
3.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
3%
3%
Calcium
0.70%
1%
Iron
3.50%
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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