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These Breakfast Sausage balls are studded with dried blueberries and drenched in maple syrup for an unexpectedly delicious breakfast addition.
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Breakfast Sausage with Dried Blueberries

Sausage takes on a sweet and savory form when mixed with dried blueberries and simmered in maple syrup.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 pound freshly ground pork sausage
  • 1/3 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup


  • Mix sausage, blueberries, and red pepper flakes together and form into 1 1/4-inch balls.
  • Place sausage balls in a large nonstick skillet and cook over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes, turning every now and then to brown all sides.
  • Add maple syrup and bring to a simmer for 1 minute. Roll the sausage balls around to coat all sides in syrup.
  • Serve sausage with maple syrup drizzled on top.