Sweet, smoky and savory, these sausage appetizer bites are a cinch to throw together at the last minute. Just throw some smoked sausage on the grill, slice and toss with the fresh homemade raspberry barbecue sauce for the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

Katie Webster
Source: EatingWell.com, May 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium. Puree raspberries, maple syrup, vinegar, mustard and paprika in a food processor. Transfer to a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring often. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened and shiny, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Grill sausage, turning often, until heated through and charred in spots, 6 to 7 minutes, or according to package instructions. Slice into 30 rounds and transfer to a large bowl. Add the barbecue sauce and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving platter. Skewer with toothpicks to serve.


To make ahead: Prepare barbecue sauce (Step 1) up to 1 day ahead and refrigerate. Warm through before tossing with sausage.

Nutrition Facts

141.8 calories; protein 4.9g 10% DV; carbohydrates 4.5g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.4g 2% DV; sugars 2.7g; fat 11.5g 18% DV; saturated fat 3.9g 19% DV; cholesterol 23mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu 59.7IU 1% DV; vitamin c 1.6mg 3% DV; folate 2.1mcg 1% DV; calcium 11.6mg 1% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 7.5mg 3% DV; potassium 90.7mg 3% DV; sodium 362.2mg 15% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 8% DV; added sugar 2g.