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Portions: 8 Serving size: 1-1/2 ounces cooked patty
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When diagnosed with CKD, I knew I would never be able to enjoy my breakfast sausage again!! Then I found this recipe!! IT IS DELICIOUS!!! I freeze the patties, & that makes using them for breakfast (or dinner) so easy!!
Oct. 19, 2014, 1:35 PM - Inappropriate review?
this turned out good except for one thing it burns your mouth it is way to hot. need to cut down on the black pepper and you can leave out the red pepper/
Aug. 12, 2014, 7:27 AM - Inappropriate review?
GREAT!!! Could these be stuffed into casings?
Jul. 04, 2014, 4:20 PM - Inappropriate review?
how do you cook the patties? Dietitian comment: Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and cook patties about 2 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
Jun. 30, 2014, 11:19 AM - Inappropriate review?
Since I can still have LOW sodium meals, I added a pinch of kosher salt to my patties while cooking. I also used 1 tablespoon of high heat safflower oil to fry patties to prevent sticking. After browning, I added 3 TBSP of Water and simmered the patties. They came out better than the sausage I used previously. Ate 1 patty with Polenta and froze remaining patties. Reheated as needed. I use fresh ground pork from my local meat market. NOTE: I used sea salt previously, but the kosher salt in the red & white box is very low in sodium and still taste great. I am stage 2 CKD. Dietitian comment: Thanks for the great review! Unfortunately kosher salt contains the same amount of sodium as table salt. A measured teaspoon is about 300 mg lower because of the amount/shape of the salt.
Jun. 14, 2014, 7:52 AM - Inappropriate review?
I made this recipe this morning and to my surprise its actually good. Im wondering though if there is anything I can add to it to make it not so dry? Dietitian comment: You can add additional fat (a healthy oil) or try applesauce to add moisture.
May. 23, 2014, 8:46 AM - Inappropriate review?
This is a great recipe. Very easy and it taste great, I had only 1 issue, the grocer I used only had packaged ground pork that had 700mg of sodium. So I mixed in 1 pound of ground sirloin and doubled the yield.
May. 11, 2014, 1:17 AM - Inappropriate review?
While I was in the kitchen cooking one thing, I had him making the sausage, and this is what I can tell you, it's awesome. You really have to make sure the measurements are exact, for it taste like sausage. Also, I suggest you do "not" buy your ground pork from the grocery store. When we went to the store, we read the labels and were surprised to find that every single pack of what was suppose to be 'fresh ground pork', had added salt to it. So, we went to the butcher shop and bought a pound of fresh ground pork. All I can is wow.... After doing that, we'll never buy it any other way. There was nothing added to it, just fresh ground pork, then following this recipe, wow... it was really awesome. Oh, and watch out for your salt. Most salts contain sugar in the form of "Dextrose". We now use sea salt. Great recipe. Oh, we also froze the extra patties. They freeze great.
Apr. 02, 2014, 4:52 AM - Inappropriate review?
I thought it tasted like ahamburger,not sauage!What should I do next? I love your websuit. hneuhaus Dietitian commern: I would increase the sage and peppers and perhaps add some fennel seeds.
Jul. 14, 2013, 10:43 AM - Inappropriate review?
I made these sausages yesterday. The flavor is great, but they are very dense and dry. What did I do wrong and how can I make them more moist? Dietitian comment: You could try adding some extra fat from a healthy oil like oilve oil or canola oil, or you can select a higher fat content ground pork.
May. 19, 2013, 10:12 AM - Inappropriate review?
Can sausage from the store be eaten more than three times a week. Dietitian comment: Store-bought sausage has more sodium and may have phosphate additives when compared to Homemade Sausage. If you are including it more than 3 times a week stick to the portion recommended by your dietitian, compare labels and buy the lowest sodium, phosphate-free brand and adjust sodium in your diet to compensate. For example, do not add salt to egg or choose a low sodium bread to go with your sausage.
Mar. 15, 2013, 9:56 AM - Inappropriate review?
Excellent recipe. I used 1 lb. ground lean pork, 1 lb. ground turkey, 1 lb. ground veal, tsp. sage, 1 tsp. brown sugar, 1 tsp. pepper, 1 tsp. basil, 1 tsp. fennel, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder and 1 egg. Made into small patties and froze. Great for breakfast with an egg & toast
Jan. 26, 2013, 4:59 PM - Inappropriate review?
Great basic recipe. I tweaked it a little and it turned out great. I substituted garlic powder for the basil & (less)brown sugar for white. I also added some fennel.
Jun. 11, 2012, 3:28 PM - Inappropriate review?
excellent recipe - I will use about half the sugar next time and a bit more sage, basil and peppers. So glad to find something to help make my Dad's diet a little more like what he had before dialysis.
Apr. 06, 2012, 3:07 PM - Inappropriate review?
This caused my husband a bit of heartburn and he thought it a bit bland. I am going to try again with half turkey and doubling the spices.
Apr. 01, 2012, 5:36 AM - Inappropriate review?
i made this with a half pound of meatloaf mix I had leftover. Added a tsp of parsley and sage and a few grindings of black pepper. Sprinkled a few chipoltle flakes to add a smoky flavor without much heat. Made three logs that were delicious with spaghetti. The little that was left over I broke up and fried like scrapple.
Oct. 31, 2011, 9:40 AM - Inappropriate review?
We loved this recipe! Our grandaughter & grandson are puicky eaters and both love regular sausage. Both indicated they loved the sausage as did the adults at our breakfast.
Oct. 13, 2011, 8:57 AM - Inappropriate review?
I've made these quite a few times, it freezes easily in patties. Very lean too, and they actually taste better than the ready made sausage in the stores!
Aug. 21, 2011, 5:24 AM - Inappropriate review?
My husband loves hot sausage and I really appreciate this recipe to make for him. Thanks.
Jun. 15, 2011, 11:49 AM - Inappropriate review?
A real disappointment. This is not a good recipe. It is much too pepper-y and is nowhere near reminiscent of a breakfast sausage. It was a waste of a pound of good ground pork.
Nov. 05, 2010, 12:40 PM - Inappropriate review?
Prepared this recipe and served it as a "sausage roll" o--sausage a yeast roll.Delicious and most everyone rated this a 9 or 10 out of 10!
Sep. 29, 2009, 5:30 PM - Inappropriate review?
john macneil says:
I tried this recipe and found it excellent.Sausage was one of the things I missed,but no more!!
Mar. 27, 2009, 6:02 AM - Inappropriate review?
I love eating breakfast anytime so this wil be great
Jan. 09, 2009, 10:37 PM - Inappropriate review?
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