Spicy Italian Meat-balls

Spicy Italian Meat-balls
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22-23 Meatballs
Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Spicy Italian Meat-balls
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Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Ingredients
Servings: Meatballs
Recipe Notes

Instructions:

  1. Combine bread pieces with ⅔ cup milk and set aside 5 min then mash with a fork.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add: 1 lb ground beef, 1 lb sausage, ¼ cup Parmesan and Romano cheeses, 4 minced garlic cloves, ½ tsp salt and pepper, 1 egg, and milk-soaked bread bits.
  3. Mix all ingredietnts until well combined.
  4. Form into 1½" balls then, then roll in dry Italian-style bread crumbs to lilghtly coat.
  5. Heat a deep, large, heavy skillet oven over medium heat with about 3 Tbsp oil.
  6. Add meatballs in small groups to allow easy turning so you can saute until cooked through and all sides are browned (about 10 minutes).
  7. Transfer meatballs from the skillet onto a platter to serve as a side-dish….OR.
  8. Serve along-side Angel-hair Pasta topped with a fresh Marinara sauce, and Enjoy!
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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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4
Servings
4
Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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4
Servings
4
Ingredients
Servings:
Recipe Notes

1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes

2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet

3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano

4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.

5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear

6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces

7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix

8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.

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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

 

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Looking for a low carb alternative to traditional stuffing this holiday season?  If so, try this heart healthy recipe that replaces traditional breadcrumbs with sweet, nutrient rich Butternut squash.  Just one cup of cooked Butternut Squash has only 83 calories yet provides 437% RDA of Vitamin A as well as 52% RDA of vitamin C, and 582 mg of Potassium, to boost your energy, facilitate weight loss and promote a healthy complexion. 

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes
  2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano
  4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.
  5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear
  6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces
  7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix
  8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.
  9. Remove from heat, season with Salt and Pepper to taste, and ENJOY!
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