Ultimate Sausage Balls

Contributed By: Terry Borden


1 pound ground pork sausage
2 cups pre-mixed baking mix
4 cups cheddar, shredded
2 tablespoons parsley, freshly chopped, plus more for garnish
1 tablespoon paprika
kosher salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
extra-virgin olive oil, to taste, for brushing


1 -Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2 -Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
3 -In a large bowl, mix the pork sausage, the pre-mixed baking mix, the cheddar, the parsley, and the paprika together until combined.
4 -Season the sausage mixture with the salt and the pepper.
5 -Using a small cookie scoop, place tablespoon-size balls of the meat mixture onto the prepared baking sheet.
6 -Brush the tops of the balls with the olive oil.
7 -Bake until deeply golden brown and no longer pink, about 25 minutes. 8 -Garnish with the parsley.

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Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 20 servings

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