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Basic Homemade Country Sausage

Type: Meat, Pork
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 lbs 908g / 32ozLean pork (shoulder, butt or trimmings)
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozPork fatback
3 teaspoons 15mlKosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlFreshly-ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlDried sage - crumbled fine
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCayenne pepper
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
1/4 cup 59mlWater

Recipe Instructions

Coarsely grind the pork meat and fatback together into a large bowl. Add the salt, black pepper, dried sage, cayenne, sugar and water and quickly but thoroughly mix to combine. In a hot skillet fry a tablespoon of the sausage until done, taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Shape sausage into patties. In a skillet fry patties until browned on both sides and no longer pink in the center. Serve hot.

This recipe yields 2 1/2 pounds; about 15 patties.

COOKING LIVE with Sara Moulton - Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CL-8814 broadcast 02-05-1997) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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