Spicy Sausage Wonton Stars Recipe

Here’s an impressive starter to try at your next dinner party or holiday get-together.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”35 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”” details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=”1 appetizer”]

  • 1 pound bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 2 medium carrots, finely shredded
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 36 wonton wrappers
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes, optional


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”50 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. In a large bowl, combine the sausage, carrots, onion, peppers, cheeses, sour cream, garlic and lemon-pepper. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Press wonton wrappers into miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic powder; brush over edges. Bake at 350° for 8-9 minutes or until lightly browned. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Spoon sausage mixture into cups. Bake 5-7 minutes longer or until heated through. Garnish with tomatoes if desired. Yield: 3 dozen.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”86″ calories_fat=”” fat=”5g” sat_fat=”3g” choles=”15mg” sodium=”154mg” carbs=”6g” sugars=”” protein=”3g” fiber=””]

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch


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