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Sausage Meatballs

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This is a great appetizer or snack.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound pork sausage, raw
  • 3/4 cup all purpose baking mix
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped finely

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  3. Form mixture into 1-inch balls.
  4. 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).

Serves: 12

Serving size: 3 sausage balls

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 234 calories
  • 11 g protein
  • 18 g fat
  • 485 mg sodium
  • 168 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

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