Sausage Cheese Balls

Prep/Total Time: 30 Min
Serving Size: 2 Servings


1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3 tablespoons biscuit/baking mix
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 pound bulk pork sausage
Sweet-and-sour and barbecue sauce, optional


1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble sausage over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.

2. Place in a shallow baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sauces if desired.

Nutritional Information
6 sausage balls (prepared with reduced-fat cheese and reduced-fat sausage; calculated without sauces) equals 265 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 685 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein.