Italian Sausage Cups

Here’s a delicious sausage cups recipe made using Original Bisquick® mix and Italian sausage that’s ready in 50 minutes – perfect appetizer for Italian cuisine.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
2
tablespoons boiling water
1
egg
1/2
lb bulk mild Italian sausage
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/3
cup tomato pasta sauce
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, Italian seasoning and boiling water until well blended. Stir in egg until soft dough forms. Press rounded teaspoonful of dough on bottom and up side of each muffin cup.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pasta sauce.
  • 3 Spoon sausage mixture into dough-lined muffin cups. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

These appetizers can be prepared one day ahead. Make as directed--except do not top with cheese. After baking, remove from muffin pan and cool completely on a wire cooling rack. Cover tightly and refrigerate. To serve, place on cookie sheet, top with cheese and bake at 350°F for 4 to 6 minutes or until hot.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.