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sweet and sour sausage balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Elise Jensen
South Paris, ME

I never tell people what's in these until after they've tried them, because I have to admit, the ingredients don't sound very appealing, but these are always a huge hit at parties and pot lucks. And after they've tasted them, people beg for the recipe.

(1 rating)
yield 6 +
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For sweet and sour sausage balls

  • 2 lb
    jimmy dean regular sausage
  • 3/4 c
    seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce

How To Make sweet and sour sausage balls

  • 1
    Mix together sausage, breadcrumbs and beaten eggs. Form into golf ball-sized balls.
  • 2
    Brown sausage balls, either in a pan on the stove top or on a cookie sheet in the oven.
  • 3
    Whisk together ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce and brown sugar.
  • 4
    Transfer browned sausage balls to a medium-large saucepan and pour sauce over them. Cover and simmer on medium low for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cut one sausage ball in half and check for doneness before serving.

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