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Sausage Rye Melts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


5 servings

In Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Rose Maldet assembles these simple openface sandwiches, which are easy on the pocketbook at just 96¢ each. "Try the spread on English muffins," she suggest. "I serve them with a sweet-and-sour cucumber salad."
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  • 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 can (2-1/2 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 10 slices rye bread


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the cheese, chilies, olives and onions. Spread over bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 457 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 1121mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.

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