Linguica Con Queso (Cheese-Grilled Sausage)

Recipe by Chocolatl
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    lbs linguica sausage (or other cooked sausage)
  • 6
    ounces coarsely grated cheese (mozzarella, jack, gouda or other soft cheese)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice the sausage in half lengthwise.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.
  • Brush and oil grill grate.
  • Grill sausage, cut side down, until sizzling and golden brown, 3-5 minutes.
  • Turn sausage over.
  • Thickly sprinkle cut side with cheese.
  • Close grill lid and continue grilling until sausage is browned on uncut side and cheese is melted and bubbling, about 3 minutes more.
  • Using a spatula, carefully transfer the linguica to a cutting board, keeping the cheese on top.
  • Cut crosswise into 1" pieces.
  • Serve on toothpicks.
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