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Low carb sausage balls

LC sausage ball
 Ingredients:

1  1/2 cups almond meal/flour

1/2 pound ground sausage-preservative free

4oz shredded cheddar cheese or colby jack cheese (reduced fat)

1/3 pack of reduced fat cream cheese (approx. 2-3 oz.)

1 egg

(makes approx. 32 balls at about 1.5 net carbs each)

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 375. Put all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl, and mix thoroughly-with hands. Cover baking sheet with foil (for easier clean up). Roll into small balls, place on baking sheet approx. 1/2 inch apart and bake at 375 until golden brown. Place on paper towels to absorb excess grease.

TIP: try dipping in creamy spinach dip or ranch dressing. Trader Joe’s has one of the cheaper prices for almond flour/meal. You can purchase preservative free sausage such as Swaggerty’s (a local company from Kodak, TN!!) or Jimmy Dean at Kroger. swaggertys sausage

 

Recipe credit: Slightly modified and taken from http://www.travelinglowcarb.com/1210/low-carb-sausage-balls-recipe/

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