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Asian Meatballs

 Asian Meatballs
“My mom creates her own recipes for wonderful Asian-inspired menus, so I came up with these pork sausage meatballs and dipping sauce to complement her meals.” —Amanda Kotlan, Spokane, Washington
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped water chestnuts
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared wasabi

Directions

  • In a small skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Transfer to
  • a large bowl. Add the egg, soy sauce, bread crumbs, water chestnuts,
  • garlic and ginger. Crumble sausage over mixture and mix well.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls. Place on an ungreased broiler pan. Bake at
  • 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°;
  • drain. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Combine the mayonnaise, rice vinegar, and wasabi; serve with

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Directions (continued)

  • meatballs. Yield: 2 dozen (1/3 cup sauce).
Nutritional Facts: 1 meatball with about 1/2 teaspoon sauce equals 80 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.