Spicy Spanish Sausages

Spicy Spanish Sausages

This hearty sausage appetizer cooks fast, but has all the wonderful richness of a slow-cooked dish thanks to fragrant spices, canned tomato sauce, and a splash of red wine.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

20

servings

1
tablespoon olive oil
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb cooked chorizo or kielbasa sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon coriander
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/4
cup dry red wine (such as Rioja, Bordeaux or Merlot) or beef broth
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add onion; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened.
  2. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until fragrant. Add sausage slices; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once.
  3. Stir in paprika, coriander and ground red pepper. Add tomato sauce and wine; cook about 5 minutes to reduce slightly, stirring occasionally. Serve warm with cocktail toothpicks.
Makes 20 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Rioja is a dry red wine from the LaRioja province in Spain. The oak barrels in which it is aged impart a vanilla flavor.
Tip
Serve in Asian soup spoons with salted almonds and Spanish olives for a Spanish tapas flair.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.