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Breakfast Patties Recipe

Breakfast Patties Recipe

This homemade sausage is terrific because it's so lean, holds together well and shrinks very little when cooked. It's incredibly easy to mix up a batch and make any breakfast special. -Jeannine Stallings, East Helena, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 pounds ground pork


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine water and seasonings. Crumble pork over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight 4-in. patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook patties over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 8 patties.

Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts: 1 patty equals 241 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 21 g protein.

Reviews for Breakfast Patties

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Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"I wanted to bring attention to this recipe. I have been making it for years and thank Jeannine Stallings for it. I have been making these sausages for my B&B guests since 1999 and still...everytime I make them....I get raves. They are so easy, have simple ingredients and have no nasty preservatives added. You can make them ahead and freeze them. You can also use it in bulk for recipes that call for bulk sausage. Thanks again for a great recipe."

Reviewed Aug. 25, 2013

"We just had these for breakfast for the first time. OMG!!! YUMMY!! I will definitely make again!

(I did add a little fennel to the mixture)"

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

"This was quite good. I'll put more seasonings in next time."

Reviewed Oct. 21, 2010

"I've made this sausage many times, especially on vacation and it is always a hit! Yum:o)"

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