Premium Pork Regular Sausage

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Sausage Crostini

You will love these zesty bites of Jimmy Dean® Pork Sausage, onion, cheese, herbs and spices served on toasted French bread slices.

Ingredients

  • 1 package Premium Pork Regular Sausage

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  • 2 loaves French bread (8 ounces each), each cut into 15 slices

  • 1½ cup (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

  • ⅔ cup finely chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh basil

  • 1½ teaspoon finely chopped rosemary (optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook Jimmy Dean® Regular Flavor Pork Sausage Roll per package instructions. Crumble, drain and set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Brush both sides of bread slices with oil; place in single layer on baking sheets. Bake 6-8 minutes or until both sides of each bread slice are lightly toasted, turning after 4 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, sausage, mozzarella cheese, red pepper, onion and basil in large bowl. Stir in rosemary and cayenne pepper, if desired.

  4. Top bread slices with sausage mixture.

  5. Bake 7-10 minutes or until topping is thoroughly heated. Serve warm.