Old Time Breakfast Sausage

Colleen Sowa


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!


★★★★★ 2 votes

24 patties
12 Hr 15 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


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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 Old Time Breakfast Sausage


  • 1In a large bowl or roast pan, put all ingredients in and mix together well with your hands.
  • 2Form 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.
  • 3When 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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About Old Time Breakfast Sausage

Course/Dish: Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American

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