Sausage and salsa pancake topper

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

4 to 6 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 7 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Italian sausage , or small pepperoni
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 3 to 4 large ripe tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno , banana or other hot pepper

Instructions

  • Chop sausage and place in a large frying pan set over medium heat. Cook until lightly browned, about 6 minutes. (If using pepperoni, finely chop and just heat through.)
  • Pour off any fat that accumulates or if dry, add 1/2 tsp (2 mL) oil. Stir in onion and garlic. Cook 1 minute and remove pan from heat.
  • Meanwhile, core and chop tomatoes. Seed and finely chop pepper. Stir into cooked sausage mixture. Let stand for 5 minutes. Great when served with cornmeal pancakes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 27,
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.9 g,
  • Fat
  • 1.2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 29 mg.

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