Fragrant Italian Sausage Bites with Pine Nuts

December 17, 2013

These party sausage bites are mouthwateringly gorgeous, and your guests won’t be able to avoid the aroma of fragrant thyme, basil and dill. Frozen puff pastry makes this easy appetizer recipe a cinch, and you can prepare these bites ahead of time.

Party Sausage Bites with Pine Nuts
Submitted by Eat Already!


2 tbsp butter
1 medium onion or 3 medium shallots, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 package (14 oz) mild or hot Italian sausage
1 tsp dry thyme
1 tsp dry basil
2-3 tbsp fresh chopped dill
1/4 cup pine nuts
1/2 tsp salt
1 sheet of frozen puff pastry, thawed according to instructions
1/3 cup grated parmesan (optional)
1 egg for glazing, whisked with a small pinch of salt and 1 tbsp water until smooth
sesame seeds, caraway seeds, dill seeds, fennel seeds for decorating

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