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Basil Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Bulk pork sausage 1 Pound
  Minced fresh basil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crushed fennel seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh basil leaves 25 Large
Directions

Soak 7 to 12 long bamboo skewers in hot water to cover for about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine sausage, minced basil, and fennel seeds.
Shape into 1-inch balls.
Wrap a basil leaf around each meatball, lightly pressing it into meat so it sticks leaf need not cover entire meatball.
Thread meatballs closely together on skewers, allowing 2 or 3 per skewer.
Lay skewers on a grill 2 to 4 inches above a solid bed of medium to low coals extinguish any flares with a spray of water.
Grill, turning every 2 to 3 minutes, until meatballs are no longer pink in center; cut to test 10 to 15 minutes.
Serve on skewers.
Makes 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Quick

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