Spicy Southwestern Muffins

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


lb bulk spicy pork sausage
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Place 'N Bake® refrigerated crescent rounds or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
tablespoon milk
teaspoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
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


  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. 2 In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  3. 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. 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. 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.




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