Italian Sausage Rice Balls With Marinara Sauce #Ragu

Recipe by Christine V.
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sauté onion over medium heat with olive oil in a large sauce pan for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add sweet potatoes, tomato paste, garlic, basil and oregano. Cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes on low heat until sweet potatoes are tender. Stir occasionally.
  • Place mixture in a large mixing bowl to let cool. When cool, add sausage, ¾ cup of the breadcrumbs, cheese, rice, and egg. Mix very well with hands.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and lightly oil a baking sheet.
  • With hands, form into golf ball size pieces and coat them in the remaining breadcrumbs. Place rice balls on baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  • Warm marinara sauce and drizzle over rice balls.
  • Garnish with grated parmesan cheese.
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