Sunday, September 4, 2011

Chorizo Sausage and Hot Banana Pepper Appetizer

It's an absolutely beautiful September day and in the spirit of heading into to fall, I had to share a recipe from my husband for the most fabulous appetizers!

Spicy Chorizo sausage mixed with hot pickled banana peppers, roasted sweet red pepper, extra old cheddar, and Philadelphia Cream Cheese wrapped in a tortilla shell and baked until crispy on the outside with a zesty, creamy filling in every bite. Serve with an ice cold beer and get ready for hockey season!

Chorizo Sausage and Hot Banana Pepper Appetizers
For printable recipe click HERE

  • 2 pre-cooked chorizo sausages diced small
  • 1/4 cup(s) of roughly chopped pickled hot banana peppers
  • 1/4 cup(s) of chopped roasted sweet red pepper (in the jar)
  • 1 cup(s) of extra old cheddar
  • 1/2 cup(s) of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, light or regular
  • 7 soft burrito shells
  • 2 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 425
  2. Fry the diced chorizo sausage in a non stick pan until crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Mix the chorizo sausage, peppers, cheddar cheese, and cream cheese in a medium bowl until well blended.
  4. Lay all the tortillas out and equally distribute the sausage mixture among them on the lower 1/3 of the tortilla, about 1/2 inch from the edge. 
  5. Roll up tightly. Cut the ends off so that the filling comes right to the edge. Cut each tortilla into 4 equal bite size pieces
  6. Place seam side down and not touching on a baking sheet that has been brushed with extra virgin olive oil.
  7. Brush each bite with more extra virgin olive oil and then bake in a 425 oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.



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  1. Mmmmm...thoughts of hot sausage and peppers may just heat up the night!

  2. Hi lovely lady.
    I love this one for one!!! Im going to do this one for my next dinnert party. You are so Good !!
    I hope you are having a great week cooking all your yummys.
    I hope you can come over to see my First year Anniversry Tablescapes.
    XXOO Diane
    I have you on my sidebar so I don't miss your post.

  3. I crave Chorizo sausage sometimes and will definitely give this recipe a try! Yummy!