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Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties Recipe

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties Recipe

Buttermilk is the "secret" ingredient that keeps these pork patties moist, while a blend of seasonings create a wonderful taste.—Harvey Keeney, Mandan, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min./batch YIELD:20 servings


  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2-1/2 pounds ground pork


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine buttermilk and seasonings. Add pork; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twenty 3-in. patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties in batches over medium heat 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Remove to paper towels to drain.
    Freeze option: Wrap each cooked, cooled patty in plastic wrap; transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 3 months.To use, unwrap patties and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes on each side or until heated through. Yield: 20 patties.

Nutritional Facts

1 sausage patty equals 126 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein.