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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.
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Italian Cheesy Bites

A crispy, cheesy and flavorful appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Italian Bites
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 Bites
Calories 202kcal
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

  • Preheat oven to 375℉.
  • 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.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl thoroughly combined egg, ricotta and garlic powder.
  • Spray 2,12 cup muffin tins with cooking spray. Layer two wonton wrappers per muffin cup.
  • Place approximately 1/2 tbsp sausage, 1/2 tbsp ricotta, 1 tsp pesto and 1 tbsp mozzarella into each muffin cup.
  • Bake in a preheated 375℉ oven for 10 mins. Serve immediately.

Notes

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

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg