Mini Lasagna Bites
  • ½ cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces Odom's Tennessee Pride® Hot Country Sausage
  • ¼ cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • ¾ cup Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning
  • 2 pkgs (1.9 oz each) frozen mini fillo shells
  • ⅓ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Chopped parsley, optional
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stir together ricotta cheese, water and pepper in small bowl; set aside.
  3. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and onion; cook 5 minutes or until sausage is crumbled, stirring occasionally.
  4. Drain; stir in tomato sauce, garlic and seasoning.
  5. Place fillo shells on large shallow baking pan. Divide meat mixture evenly between fillo shells; spoon ricotta mixture on top of meat.
  6. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  7. Bake 15 minutes or until hot and cheese melts.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.
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