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Tuesday, December 13 2011
Southwestern-style grilled sausages wrapped in warm tortillas make a satisfying dinner.


Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 6 hrs 35 mins
Servings: 4 servings

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Ingredients
4 ounces fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped, or one 4-ounce can jalapeno peppers, drained and chopped 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro2 tablespoons beer or water1 teaspoon cumin seed, crushed1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 pound lean ground pork 4 8-inch whole wheat flour or corn tortillas or frankfurter buns Leaf lettuce (optional)
Directions
1 In a medium bowl combine jalapeno peppers, cilantro, beer, cumin seed, garlic, salt, black pepper, and red pepper. Add ground pork; mix well. Shape meat mixture into four 6-inch-long logs or 3/4-inch-thick patties. Cover; chill for 6 to 24 hours or until mixture is firm. Stack tortillas; wrap in foil. Set aside.
2 For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around a drip pan. Test for medium heat above the pan. Place meat on grill rack over drip pan. Cover; grill for 15 minutes, turning occasionally. Add tortillas to grill directly over coals. Cover; grill for 5 to 10 minutes more or until meat is no longer pink and tortillas are heated through, turning once halfway through grilling.[For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above.] To serve, place sausages in warm tortillas. If desired, top with lettuce. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 240, Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 53 mg, Sodium 432 mg, Carbohydrate 18 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 17 g.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
 
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