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Simple Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Simple Homemade Breakfast Sausage

It is quick and easy to just grab a roll of sausage at the store. There is just too much preservatives in the processes food these days.  I found by limiting the amount of processed food that I personally did not have issues with adding salt in food or water weight gain.  I found it so easy that I started applying it to other things that are so easy to grab but I just needed to use a little elbow grease and saved money too, such as shredded cheese vs a cheese block.

The other issue was that certain sausages I like better than others.

So, I started to experiment and made several attempt that were okay but then I would make notes and adjust to my taste.  Then the critics, my ever loving family, made comments to be adjusted for them.  I eventually ventured out to other sausage recipes and now I even make Texas sausage links, my own bratwurst, Italian sausage for lasagnas and pizzas, and polish sausage.  I have not attempted British bangers as of yet but they are a bit greasier than others and I may be posting that soon.

I suggest taking on the task with the idea of adjusting it or making future sausage.

I mix mine in the KitchenAid mixer but you can mix it with a spoon or hand held mixture.

Also, quality of ground pork is important.  Sausage is a mix of meat with fat.  Generally if you have very lean meat then you can add vegetable oil (like Wesson Oil), you can add ground pork fat or ground bacon to the meat and it will help it to be moist when cooking.  The amount varies with recipe so you will have to experiment with the oil or added fat to find the right consistency.

We grind our own pork and beef, so ours is typically very lean and we look for the addition of oils or fat. Fortunately, in this recipe the lean ground pork works without adding oils and fats.  If you were to make links than the oil or fat would be necessary for the recipe.

Homemade Breakfast Sausage
 
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A recipe for Homemade Breakfast Sausage.
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Recipe type: Traditional
Cuisine: Sausage
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp parsley
  • 1-1/2 tsp ground sage
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ ground coriander
  • ⅛ tsp oregano
Instructions
  1. Mix all together. Make into patties and cook thoroughly.

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