Regular Premium Pork Sausage

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Sausage and Cheese Spread

Try cocktail rye bread topped with a delicious blend of Jimmy Dean® Pork Sausage, roasted red peppers and cheese for a flavorful appetizer your guests will love.


  • 1 package Regular Premium Pork Sausage

  • ¼ cup finely chopped shallots

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed, softened

  • ½ cup (2 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese

  • ⅓ cup chopped roasted red peppers

  • ½ cup (2 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

  • Roasted red pepper strips for garnish (optional)

  • 1 package (16 ounces) cocktail rye bread for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Cook sausage, shallots and garlic in large saucepan over MEDIUM-HIGH heat 8-10 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently; drain. Return sausage mixture to pan.

  2. Add cream cheese, Parmesan cheese and chopped peppers; mix well. Spoon into 9-inch pie plate or shallow ovenproof dish; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

  3. Bake 15 minutes or until spread is thoroughly heated and mozzarella is melted and lightly browned. Garnish with pepper strips, if desired.

  4. Serve with bread.