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Spicy Pork Meatballs with Creamy Sweet Potato Sauce

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Spicy Pork Meatballs with Creamy Sweet Potato Sauce

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  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 2 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded, divided)
  • 1/3 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped, plus more for garnish)
  • 1 Tbsp. dried sage (rubbed)
  • 2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt (divided)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil (divided)
  • 1 lb. rigatoni
  • 3/4 cup milk (or more as needed)
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 sweet onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • 3/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
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    1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
    2. Bake the sweet potatoes until tender, 50 to 60 minutes.
    3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the ground pork, egg, 1/2 cup of cheese, breadcrumbs, parsley, sage, red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Form the mixture into golf ball-sized meatballs, arranging them on a plate or platter.
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    Legan 2 years ago
    sorry was not impressed .. the sauce was much to thick not a lot of taste..by adding more milk to thin it out.. it eventually lost all taste