Fit Food By Al: Chicken Sausage Bites With Homemade Low Fat Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli And Peppers

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You will need:
1 pound chicken sausage roughly(I used Greenwise Hot Italian chicken sausage)(4.5 fat grams per 4oz about one link, 21 grams protein

1/2 cup italian breadcrumbs (or plain then just add seasonings)

1 Egg

1 tablespoon of olive oil (or cooking spray)

1/2 low fat skim ricotta (4.5 fat grams per 1/4 cup)

15-20 wonton wrappers ( I used shanghai style without egg)(0.5 fat grams per 6 wontons)

Fresh Basil leaves

1 cup thawed spinach

1-2 bell peppers sliced (any color)

About a half a cup beef broth

In large bowl add sausage meat (removed from casing) with beaten egg &
breadcrumb sand mix together and form small balls.
In a non stick pan with one tablespoon of olive oil on medium heat add sausage balls and cook through browning the outside.
Once cooked remove and place onto paper towel to drain

For wontons:
For wonton filling:
Mix ricotta and spinach in bowl then place spoonful of mix onto wonton and fold over sealing wonton triangle with wet finger tips. Press with fork if you want the edges crimped.

Place wontons into boiling water (about 4-5 at a time not to crowd pot) and cook
for 3 minutes then remove and set aside to drain.
In the same non stick skillet add sliced peppers to pan with beef broth and cook for 5 minutes.
Plate wontons with peppers and sausage bites and pour beef broth from pan over top add, sprinkle of parmesan cheese, basil and serve.

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