These patties provide a taste-bud wake-up call with a variety of herbs and spices and are quick to put together. To save some time, combine all the spices and herbs the night before, then stir in the ground pork just before frying in the morning.—Lois Fetting, Nelson, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 pound lean ground pork
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- Pinch of ground ginger
- In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients; mix well. Shape into six patties. Fry in a skillet until meat is browned and cooked through.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 161 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 629mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 14g protein.
Originally published as Pork Patties in Taste of Home August/September 1993