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Homemade Pork Sausage

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

These county-style patties are so simple to prepare. You'll never again settle for store-bought versions that are loaded with preservatives and not nearly as good.
Homemade Pork Sausage Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 2 teaspoons ground sage
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Shape into eight 4-in. patties.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook patties until a thermometer reads 160°, 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  3. Freeze option: Prepare uncooked patties and freeze, covered, on a foil-lined baking sheet until firm. Transfer patties to a freezer container; return to freezer. To use, cook frozen patties as directed, increasing time as necessary for a thermometer to read 160°.

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