Apple Cheddar Sausage Balls with Dijon-Balsamic Glaze
- 1 pkg. Maple Flavor Jimmy Dean Pork Sausage
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup fine bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup coarsely grated, peeled tart baking apple
- 4 oz. (1 cup) grated sharp Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup Dijon style mustard
- 1/4 cup tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Combine sausage, egg, bread crumbs, apple and cheese in large mixing bowl; stir well. Shape into 4 dozen 1" balls. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook in batches of 12 or 24, turning frequently until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain if desired, then return to skillet. In a small bowl, combine mustard, tomato sauce, maple syrup and vinegar. Pour over sausage balls. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Transfer to a chafing dish or slow cooker; serve hot with toothpicks.
Note: sausage balls may be prepared ahead and frozen uncooked; thaw in refrigerator before cooking as directed above.
Servings: 4 dozen appetizers
Time to Prepare:
Submitted By: Kyle
Original Source: www.jimmydean.com