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Smoked Sausages with Mustard Sauce Recipe

Miniature sausages are a welcome sight at any party. I keep the ingredients for this always-pleasing appetizer on hand so I can whip it up on a moment's notice.—Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:42 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) miniature smoked sausages
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown sausages in oil; drain and keep warm.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, mustard, flour and salt. Stir in cream until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
  • 3. Remove from the heat and gently stir in vinegar. Pour over sausages; serve warm. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 59 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.