Pizza Balls

Pizza Balls


"Sausage pizza balls make a great appetizer or snack. They're like whole pizzas that can be popped into your mouth in a single bite! Omit the green bell peppers and onions, if desired."


50 m servings 389 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 389 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 25.1 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 1047 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together Italian sausage, baking mix, green bell pepper, yellow onion, mozzarella cheese and pizza sauce. Gradually stir in water until the mixture is a workable consistency. Roll into 1 inch balls.
  3. Arrange pizza balls on the baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Serve hot.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 20 Ratings


I was intrigued by this recipe thinking it was very similar to the Jimmy Dean one that uses sausage, baking mix and cheddar cheese. Boy, was I disappointed, even after taking the other reviews a...

okay recipe; doesn't remind me of pizza exactly. needs a little more to spice it up. regardless, easy to put together, although very messy when forming the balls -- i found that after forming ab...

A nice change of pace from plain old meatballs or cocktail meatballs. I used hot sausage, and did not even need to use the water. The never really browned, even afte leaving them in a few extr...

These were the first thing to go at our Super Bowl party. Making them was pretty messy but they were worth it.

I just took these out of the oven and tried them...fantastic. I deviated from the recipe some. I mixed hot and sweet Italian sausage, added only 1/2 green pepper, did't add the water, and prob...

This app was yummy to eat, but a mess to make. Very sticky.

I made these for a Super bowl party and was very disappointed. Everyone seemed to enjoy them, but they were very lacking in flavor. It says 10 servings but not how many per serving so I doubled ...

very very good...they were a big hit. I used the whole bottle of pizza sauce which was 14 oz..everyone loved them! a little messy to make but worth it

I prepared this recipe for an office party. It was a big hit. In addition to the Pizza Balls I warmed a bowl of pizza sauce for dipping.