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Spicy Sausage & Cheese Tartlets

Your guests will devour these zesty tartlets. Ranch dressing is the secret flavoring agent that makes these mouthfuls so memorable. Check out the buying time below. As these freeze very well and are perfect when unexpected visitors drop in.

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Ingredients

1 pound mild ground pork sausage
1 ¼ cups (5 ounces) shredded Pepper Jack cheese
1 (8-ounce) bottle Ranch dressing (or use your home made Hidden Valley Ranch dressing)
1 (4 ¼ ounce) can chopped ripe olives, drained
1 (4 ¼ ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained
½ c. to ¾ c. chopped green onions
1 tsp. ground red pepper
5 (2.1-ounce) packages frozen mini phyllo shells


Instructions

Cook sausage in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain on a paper towel to pick up excess grease.
Combine sausage and next 7 ingredients in a large bowl.
Fill each shell with a heaping teaspoonful of sausage mixture, and place on un-greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve warm.
Buying Time
Fill and freeze these unbaked tartlets in their original tray. The tray slips neatly into a large zip-loc plastic bag. When you’re ready to bake the frozen tartlets, transfer them to un-greased baking sheets and add 2-3 minutes to the original baking time.

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Servings

6 dozen

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

no nutrition information available