Sausage Puffs

Sausage Puffs - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed to package directions

2 pound Hot Italian sausage, removed from casings

1/3 cup onion, chopped fine

4 cloves garlic, minced

4 tablespoons fresh basil chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried basil)

3 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley

3 eggs well beaten

1 cup shredded fontina (Sharp cheddar or.....)

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tablespoon Mustard (Dijon, Cajun)

2 Tablespoons Apricot Preserves

1 teaspoon minced ginger

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

2 teaspoons red pepper flakes (or other chile-fresh or dried) (omit if you don't want it HOT)

Directions

In skillet, saute Italian sausage, drain drippings and reserve. In same skillet, saute onion and garlic in 2 tablespoons reserved drippings until onions begin to take on some color.

In large bowl, combine sausage, onions, garlic, basil, parsley, eggs, cheeses, chile, Apricot preserves, Ginger and Mustard. Stir to combine.

Roll puff pastry sheets into a 15 x 18 rectangle, spread 1/2 the mixture on pastry sheet. Roll up and pinch ends tightly. Repeat with remaining pastry and sausage mixture. Place on cookie sheet and brush with a mixture of 1 beaten egg and 1 tablespoon water. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sesame seeds. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes, slice into 1 1/2 inch slices.

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Latest Reviews

"This recipe is excellent. Any kind of roast works well. I did try to reduce the salt by adding 1/2 package of ranch dressing, but I found the majority of salt was coming from the Italian dressing. So I added full package of ranch and brown gravy and 1/2 package of italian dressing and it was ... " - kelly knowles

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"This sauce was 'mild' for our tastes so I used 1/4 cup each Frank's Red Hot and butter (not margarine), added 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, healthy dash of Worcestershire sauce, and about 1/2 teaspoon chipotle (or ancho) chili powder." - mrsoul51

"Why go to the Cheesecake Factory to get a taste of this favorite dessert when you can make your..." - raisin kane

"Flavorful recipe for this farm raised fish that is easy and done in minutes! The fish is broiled with a creamy cheese coating for an impressive flavor and texture." - j. saunders

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