Manly Mexican Bites

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“I am posting this in regards to a post in the Recipe Exchange Forum. Emeril made this today on his show and it looks great!”
1hr 6mins
16 Hors D'oeuvres

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a skillet, cook the sausage over medium-high heat, stirring, until browned and the fat is rendered, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add the onions, garlic, Essence, and chili powder, and cook, stirring, until the onions are soft, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  5. In a bowl, combine the cheeses.
  6. Place 4 tortillas on a work surface.
  7. Top each tortilla with about 1/4 cup of the sausage mixture.
  8. Top each with some cheese and a few jalapeno slices and top with another tortilla.
  9. Add another layer of sausage, cheese, and jalapeno finishing with 1 more tortilla.
  10. Each stack should be 3 tortillas and 2 layers of filling.
  11. Press firmly down on the top of each stack.
  12. Lightly oil the grill or griddle and cook the stacks for about 3 minutes per side, or until the tortillas are golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  13. Cut each into 4 pieces.
  14. Place on a serving platter and garnish with the cilantro.

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