Old Time Breakfast Sausage

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Colleen Sowa
from La Crosse, WI

This old time recipe can be made as is or to your liking and tastes. I have also, doubled the recipe and used 1/2 pork and 1/2 turkey and added extra spices. This is easy and worth the effort. Very Tasty!

serves 24 patties
prep time 12 Hr 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry


  •   3 lb
    ground pork sausage (room temperature)
  •   1 c
    onion (very finely minced)
  •   1/4 c
    fresh parsley (very finely minced)
  •   1 1/2 tsp
    each: powdered sage, sweet basil
  •   1/2 tsp
    cayanne pepper
  •   1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  •   1/4 tsp

How To Make

  • 1
    In a large bowl or roast pan, put all ingredients in and mix together well with your hands.
  • 2
    Form into two logs about 3 inches in diameter. Wrap the logs in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 8 - 12 hours. Remove the logs one at a time from the refrigerator. Slice Patties about a half inch thick. Place on baking sheet and freeze. When they are totally frozen, put them in zipper bags with wax paper between the layers.
  • 3
    When ready to use, thaw the desired amount out. Cook over medium heat in a skillet for 5 minutes then turn over and cook 4 more minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

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