My younger daughter was looking over my shoulder as I was loading up this picture…and I could tell she had something to say about this. So, today’s post will be done by her. Enjoy!
Yummy! I am in 3rd grade, and I loved these cheesy sausage balls – they even had quinoa in them, and I couldn’t even tell. The minute I saw those cheesy sausage balls, I couldn’t wait to eat them. My mom sometimes gets a little crazy about making food – and so I never know if it is going to have too many vegetables for me. But these cheesy sausage balls were on the spot. But I shouldn’t be surprised, because my mom does make pretty good food. In the picture it looked like we had a big party – but actually it was just me and my sister. When we were done though, it looked like we did have a party since they were pretty much all gone. She didn’t let us use the pretty napkins, although we wanted to. She let us use the fancy toothpicks though, and I just loved them. Everything tastes better when you use a fancy toothpick.
Well, there you have it – I couldn’t have written it better myself…thanks Cooking Light for another great healthy and delicious recipe!
- 1 cup cooked quinoa, chilled
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 ounces reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 cup)
- 1 pound reduced-fat pork sausage (such as Jimmy Dean)
- Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 375°.
Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Shape mixture into 40 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Place balls on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 18 minutes or until lightly browned and done.
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