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Crispy, cheesy and bursting with flavors of Italian Sausage and pesto, these Italian Cheesy Bites are a wonderful appetizer for your Holiday get togethers.

Italian Cheesy Bites

A crispy, cheesy and flavorful appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 48 wonton wrappers
  • 1 lb Italian Sausage
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup part skim ricotta
  • 1 lg egg
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 12 oz 1 1/2 cups Toasted Walnut Pesto
  • 6 oz shredded mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375℉.
  2. Spray a large frying pan with cooking spray and fry Italian Sausage into crumbles over med high heat until cooked through, about 5 mins. Transfer onto paper towel to absorb excess grease.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl thoroughly combined egg, ricotta and garlic powder.
  4. Spray 2,12 cup muffin tins with cooking spray. Layer two wonton wrappers per muffin cup.
  5. Place approximately 1/2 tbsp sausage, 1/2 tbsp ricotta, 1 tsp pesto and 1 tbsp mozzarella into each muffin cup.
  6. Bake in a preheated 375℉ oven for 10 mins. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.* This recipe was inspired by Meatloaf and Melodrama.