You will love these zesty bites of Jimmy Dean® Pork Sausage, onion, cheese, herbs and spices served on toasted French bread slices.
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)
Cook Jimmy Dean® Regular Flavor Pork Sausage Roll per package instructions. Crumble, drain and set aside.
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.
Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, sausage, mozzarella cheese, red pepper, onion and basil in large bowl. Stir in rosemary and cayenne pepper, if desired.
Top bread slices with sausage mixture.
Bake 7-10 minutes or until topping is thoroughly heated. Serve warm.