Breakfast Pork Sausage

These fresh breakfast sausages are far better than any of the store-bought varieties. But just as conveniently, you can make a batch and freeze them for use on another day.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 2 lbs. ground pork
  • 2 Tbsp. dried sage
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1⁄8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1⁄4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. minced parsley
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  • Mix together all the ingredients except the oil in a chilled bowl with chilled utensils. Form the mixture into patties.
  • Heat oil to medium temperature in a large sauté pan. Add the sausage, cover, and cook for about 30 minutes, turning at 5-minute intervals. Uncover and cook for 10 minutes, until thoroughly browned.