Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Get a grownup's help because it requires using the oven.
This is a great appetizer or snack.
Prep time: 30 minutes
1 pound pork sausage, raw
3/4 cup all purpose baking mix
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
1/2 cup onion, chopped finely
Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
Form mixture into 1-inch balls.
Place on cookie sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through. Center temperature of the sausage balls must be at least 165ºF (73ºC).
Serving size: 3 sausage balls
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
11 g protein
18 g fat
485 mg sodium
168 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.