Recipe by cocojo761
"An easy appetizer that isn't cheese! These baked pumpkin balls will really impress company. They're sprinkled with fried sage leaves and served with a tangy dipping sauce."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
finely diced onion
2 1/2 teaspoons
chopped fresh sage
dry bread crumbs
ground black pepper
vegetable oil for frying
fresh sage leaves
heavy whipping cream
My friend and I made these for a dinner party and everyone raved. Even the skeptics were won over. Delicious! We did substitute actual creme fraiche for the whipping cream. I need to get back in my kitchen and make these for everyone I know!
tasty. needs more time in the oven to crisp up a bit more. may try panko next time.
Wasn't quite sure because I'm not the biggest pumpkin fan, but these were DELISH! I also used real Creme Fraiche because it was local, as well as some rasberry balsamic that I bought at the farmers market. These were SO good. Will be making quite a bit over the holiday season!
Very easy to do and tasted great. I actually bought a cooking pumpkin and cooked it in oven until soft and then smashed it up. Didn't have sour cream so didn't make the dip but thought they tasted great without it. I also added a dash of red crushed peppers for some spice.
Absolutely awesome Recipe - so unique and fun for the holidays! I made these during Halloween & Thanksgiving and my whole family loved it. I used olive oil intead of canola ...and to make it healthier I used fat free greek yogurt instead of both sour cream and whipping cream.
I am one of those people who make a recipe once, then make it completely different the next time so it's better. This recipe, however, needs NOTHING. I made them for Mother's Day brunch and they were DELICIOUS!
Very tasty. I was expecting more pumpkin flavor, and these reminded me more of stuffing, so maybe I'll cut down the bread crumbs and add a bit more pumpkin next time and hope it keeps its shape/texture.
These were a creative substitution for stuffing. They didn't taste at all like pumpkin but they were easy to make & tasted very good. These balls are very small so if you want to double the recipe, I suggest not making more creme fraiche to go with it. The dip was ample for at least 2 batches.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mini Pumpkin Sage Balls with Balsamic Creme Fraiche
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 73
Choose from dozens of top-rated roast turkey recipes, from stuffed to deep-fried.
We're counting down from now until Thanksgiving with a great pie every day. Join the fun.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!
Watch Chef John make the perfect holiday dessert.
Learn tricks for making perfect homemade pumpkin ice cream.
This creamy vanilla-flavored pumpkin dip is super-easy to make.