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maple sausage made easy

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a recipe by
Loren Zumwalt
Meridian, ID

I get a kick out of learning how to 'Make my own' anything. I hope this one comes in handy for you. My family loves this sausage with pancakes and more maple syrup for breakfast. It also works very nicely in sausage and egg breakfast burritos.

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prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For maple sausage made easy

  • 5 lb
    80% lean boneless pork shoulder
  • 2 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    fine ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh rubbed sage
  • 1 lg
    finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    real maple syrup
  • 1/2 c
    ice water

How To Make maple sausage made easy

  • 1
    Trim the pork, cut it into 1 inch cubes, and grind it through the fine plate of your meat grinder.
  • 2
    Mix the spices with the ice water
  • 3
    Combine the spices and onions and maple syrup with the ground meat and mix very thoroughly for at least 2 minutes
  • 4
    Stuff into small sheep casings, 3/4 inch collagen casings, or make into patties.
  • 5
    Like all other fresh sausages, this recipe needs to be cooled as soon as it is done. It can be kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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