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Aug 27, 2014 03:53 PM

Breakfast Sausage Recipe?

Anybody have one to recommend? I have some ground pork and am thinking of making sausage and egg sandwiches for dinner

would like something with sage, fennel doesn't go in breakfast sausage does it?


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  1. I use salt, pepper, sage, cayenne pepper. I haven't used fennel.

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    1. re: joycebre

      Agreed with the addition of Nutmeg and a bit of Sugar.
      For 1 Pound of Ground Pork (at least 25% Fat)
      2 tsp. Kosher Salt
      2 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
      1 tsp. Red Chile Flakes
      1 tsp. Sugar
      1 T. Minced Fresh Sage/or Dry Rubbed
      .25 tsp. ground nutmeg
      Optional Dry Ginger, Ground Coriander and/or Allspice .25 tsp.

    2. Nope. No fennel in breakfast sausage, not in my experience, anyway. Fennel in Italian sweet sausage, absolutely.

      1. Thanks for the help, I made some sausage patties and they came out pretty well

        1/2 lb pork
        about 1.5 tsp sage
        onion powder
        little bit of oregano (I didn't have marjoram)
        bit of thyme

        (would have used a bit of nutmeg but I didn't have it)
        a little bit of cayenne and red pepper flakes
        about 1 tbsp brown sugar

        they came out very nicely-appreciate the advice

        1. Here is a fairly simple one that I use. It's easy to alter as well, I use maple syrup instead of sugar.