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Savory Breakfast Sausage

Oxmoor House
Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 9 hrs, 35 mins
Yield 12 servings
Fresh herbs combined with ground pork make a perfect savory complement to a "sweet" breakfast lineup.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds ground pork
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl. Shape mixture into 24 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties in oil, in 3 batches, 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until done.

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