This football season, enjoy an easy appetizer at home! With a plate of these Smoked Sausage Appetizers, you’ll be spending less time cooking and more time cheering on your favorite team.
eckrich turkey sausage recipes
If there’s anything I love as much as fall season “homegating”, it’s simple recipes to serve family and friends when they come over for the big game!
We set-up a few easy appetizers and let everyone serve themselves as the game goes on. It’s a no-fuss way to host and enjoy the game at the same time. And paper plates & napkins, always. Fill up the cooler for your home gating party and you’re good-to-go!
INGREDIENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THESE SMOKED SAUSAGE APPETIZERS:
- 1 package Eckrich® Turkey Smoked Sausage
- 8 oz roasted red peppers, chopped into bite-sized pieces
- 6 mozzarella sticks, same as above
- drizzle Italian dressing
- Heat up Eckrich® Turkey Smoked Sausage according to package instructions. Chop into bite-sized pieces.
- Skewer 1 piece of smoked sausage, 1 piece of pepper, and 1 piece of cheese onto toothpicks. Repeat process with remaining ingredients.
- Drizzle plate with Italian dressing.
We love the savory flavor of the Eckrich® Turkey Smoked Sausage in these Smoked Sausage Appetizers. This is such a simple recipe, it’ll become your go-to all season long. You can even prep it ahead of time– score!
Eckrich smoked sausage is so easy to prepare, which means less time in the kitchen. Simply grill or heat it up according to the package instructions.
handy tools to make these smoked sausage appetizers even easier:
- These color coated, paring knives are the best for small jobs, and you can use a different color for different types of food!
- Truly nonstick pans are so hard to come by, but this 12″ pan really lives up to the label. Heat those sausages in no time!
Meanwhile, chop up roasted red peppers (you can roasted your own or buy the jarred kind) and mozzarella cheese sticks.
Once the smoked sausage has cooled off, skewer a piece of pepper, mozzarella, and smoked sausage onto a toothpick. Let out the appetizer bites on a platter and finish off with a generous drizzle of Italian dressing. YUM.
frequently asked questions
How do you cook Eckrich turkey sausage?
Place the sausage pieces in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the sausage pieces for five to seven minutes, or until browned on all sides. Turn the heat to low, and pour ½ cup water into the skillet with the Eckrich sausage. Cover the skillet with a lid and let the sausage cook for an additional 13 to 15 minutes.
What to have with sausages for dinner?
- Baked Beans
- Barbecue Fries
- Classic Coleslaw
- Creamy Parmesan-Polenta
- Grilled Vegetables
- New Potato Salad
- Sautéed Peppers and Onions
- Stewy White Beans
What are some no cook toothpick appetizers?
There are more than enough toothpick appetizers pinterest could list them all day. Some more popular options are pinwheels, ham/pickle/cheese, salami/pepperonchini/provolone or olive/pepperoni/mozzarella.
This football season, enjoy an easy appetizer at home with Eckrich®! You'll love these Smoked Sausage Appetizers with chopped bell peppers and mozzarella. Toothpicks work great for this, but I love using these fun skewers just to jazz things up!
Smoked Sausage Appetizers
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 219Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 610mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 10g
This football season, enjoy an easy appetizer at home with Eckrich®! You'll love these Smoked Sausage Appetizers with chopped bell peppers and mozzarella.
Toothpicks work great for this, but I love using these fun skewers just to jazz things up!
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