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Fresh Breakfast Sausage

These from-scratch breakfast-sausage patties are an easy and great way to avoid preservatives and additives.

  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried sage, crumbled (or 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crumbled (or 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a small bowl, mix together pork, sage, thyme, maple syrup, pinch of nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Divide mixture into 4 patties (about 3 tablespoons each).

  2. Step 2

    In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add patties and cook until browned, about 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium and flip patties. Cover and cook until cooked through, 5 to 8 minutes.

Source
Everyday Food, September 2010

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Reviews (1)

  • 1 Nov, 2010

    Yummy! Made it this weekend with the baked eggs in tomatoes also from this issue. I used turkey instead since I don't eat pork. It tasted just like the sausage you get in the grocery, except without the salt, fat and nitrates. Also you want to make you r patties really really flat since they shrink and puff up in the middle as they cook. Eat these fresh. They don't reheat well.