I first tried this appetizer at a ladies tea many years ago. The hostess was adamant about not sharing her secret appetizer recipe. After searching the internet for possible matches, this is what I came up with. My family absolutely loves it! It can be prepared ahead of time and frozen for up to a month before baking, which is perfect for when unexpected company comes by (or when you just feel like having a snack)!
prep time15 Min
cook time20 Min
mild italian sausage
chopped green onions
grated parmesan cheese
toast squares (melba or rye works well)
How To Make
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large skillet over medium heat, brown and crumble sausage until no longer pink. Remove from heat and drain off drippings. Add green onions, sour cream, mayonnaise, cheese, and garlic powder; mix well.
Top toast squares with about 1 heaping tablespoon of the sausage mix. Bake for 20 minutes until bubbly. Garnish with additional sliced green onions if desired.
NOTE: To make this ahead of time, top toast squares as directed then place in the freezer. When ready to bake, remove the squares from the freezer and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the topping has browned slightly and becomes bubbly.
VARIATION: Use Phyllo cups instead of toast squares. Fill cups and bake as directed; garnish with a sprinkling of sliced green onions on top.
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