Sausage Balls



1 lb - fresh, ground pork sausage

1 - egg, beaten

1/3 cup - cracker meal

1/2 tsp - dried sage

1/2 cup - ketchup

1 tbsp - white vinegar

1 1/2 tsp - brown sugar

1 tbsp - soy sauce


  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine sausage, egg, crushed crackers and sage. Separate the mixture into two balls.
  2. Heat a skillet to a high heat and brown the sausage balls. Drain on paper towels. Transfer the balls to a container with a lid.
  3. Combine ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar and soy sauce in a small pot. Stir while heating the sauce. Let the sauce come to a boil, then reduce the heat to simmer. Let the sauce simmer for 20 minutes before pouring the sauce over the balls.
  4. Allow to cool, then cover the balls and sauce, and refrigerate overnight. Reheat before serving.


Amount per serving (24 total)

Calories: 94 k cal

Fat: 7.9 g

Carbs: 3.1 g

Protein: 2.8 g

Cholesterol: 21 mg

Sodium: 223 mg

How Recipe Meets Canada's Food Guide

In this recipe there is meat, which is part of the meat and alternatives food group.

Additional Information

These sausage balls are great party appetizers.

You can put toothpicks in them for single serve.