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Homemade Sage Sausage Patties

Oregano, garlic and sage add savory flavor to these ground pork patties. I've had this Pennsylvania Dutch recipe for years, and it always brings compliments.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine all ingredients, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into eight 1/2-in.-thick patties. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, cook patties over medium heat until a thermometer reads 160°, 6-8 minutes on each side.
Nutrition Facts
1 patty: 162 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 323mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein.

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  • annrms
    Aug 4, 2020

    I used a sausage roll instead of ground pork because I wanted to use it up. I omitted the salt, and just divided the roll into 4 portions. I mixed each in a small bowl with the some of the other ingredients , reformed them and baked them. Good! Served them with ricotta spinach pie.

  • joycerm53
    Jul 28, 2020

    Good recipe! Lots of flavor! Very good using the ground pork. Sometimes I will use a smoked cheese in place of the cheddar. I have also used ground turkey. Much drier but good. Joyce Moynihan Volunteer Field Editor.

  • bicktasw
    Jul 28, 2020

    I made these sausage patties for breakfast-for-dinner last night. I followed the recipe exactly except I only used 1 teaspoon of rubbed sage and I omitted the garlic powder. I also made 4 patties instead of 8. My husband and I both liked the taste and texture...... the cheese giving them the slightest cheesy bite! I'll be making these again for sure!

  • cynandtom
    Jun 28, 2020

    Good flavor. I found I needed to refrigerate the mixture before forming into patties. I cooked them all on a cast iron griddle pan on the grill and froze the rest to have on hand for future breakfasts. Just thaw and reheat, and they are ready to go.

  • cbenne12
    Aug 1, 2015

    Lots of flavor. Couldn't find ground pork, so I substituted ground lamb.

  • Rainyroo
    Apr 7, 2013

    Yummo

  • angelasandoval
    Jan 24, 2010

    We really liked these! Nice flavor and none of the gristle & junk usually found in commercial sausage.