1 lbbulk hot or regular sausage (italian or pork)
1 mediumwhite onion
1 mediumred bell pepper
1sleeve ritz crackers (approx 18)
1/2 cshredded parmesan cheese
1 tspdried basil
1/2 tspdried oregano
1/2 tspground black pepper
1 tspgarlic powder( or granulated)
1 pkgfrozen chopped spinach (7-10 oz size)
1 citalian blend shredded cheese
How to Make SAUSAGE SQUARES (SALLYE)
- Preheat oven to 325º
Lightly butter or spray 9" x 13" baking dish and set aside.
Thaw spinach and drain. Squeeze or pat dry.
Place ritz crackers in ziplock bag and crush using mallet until finely crushed; set aside
Peel and quarter onion.
Remove stem, seeds and veins of pepper and cut into quarters.
Place onion & pepper in food processor and pulse until finely minced.
- Heat heavy skillet to medium high, crumble sausage into heated pan, add onion & peppes and saute until all pink is gone from sausage. Stir frequently to prevent overcooking.
Remove from heat, drain fat and set aside.
- In medium bowl, whisk eggs briskly until frothy.
Stir in all other ingredients except italian blend cheese and mix well.
Pour into prepared baking dish; smooth out top evenly.
Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, remove from oven and sprinkle italian blend cheese on top.
Return to oven and bake 15 more minutes until cheese is browned and bubbly.
- Cut into 1-1/2" squares.
May be refrigerated or frozen. Reheat at 325º for 10 minutes.