Mexican Cups Appetizer Recipe

Serve these delicious, spicy Mexican cups as a festive appetizer. They are made with chicken sausage, which has fewer calories and lower fat than pork sausage but is still full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken sausages*, precooked (3 oz per sausage)
  • 1/2 cup taco sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 20 slices canned jalapenos
  • 1/4 cup egg whites
  • 1 cup reduced fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 18 wonton wrappers

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut chicken sausages in half lengthwise and then into 1/8 inch thick slices. In a medium sized bowl, add sausages, taco sauce, chili powder, jalapenos, egg whites and cheese together. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Spray muffin pans with cooking spray, and place one wonton wrapper into each muffin cup. Spoon sausage and cheese mixture into each wrapper.
  4. Bake for approximately 20 minutes until cheese is melted and wonton wrappers become crispy. Serve hot.
  5. *Chicken sausage nutritional information varies by brand. This recipe is base on two 3 oz. chicken sausages.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
160
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    2g
    3%
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
    5%
  • Cholesterol
    9mg
    3%
  • Sodium
    187mg
    8%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    1%
  • Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    4g
    8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.