How To Make Breakfast Sausage

Wanting to add a little something something to your breakfast routine? Look no further than this homemade breakfast sausage? They say the first meal of the day is the most important, and this dish is definitely imperative when it comes to making the best breakfast ever. Fresh herbs, fragrant spices and home ground meat mean that this is a recipe for success. It’s one of those recipes that’s simply easy to do and maximizes the most out of your eating experience. You can use the meat in stuffing, casseroles, skillets, pancakes and much, much more.

Learn how to make homemade breakfast sausage with our culinary school chef in this video tutorial. One bite of this dish and you’ll understand what all the fuss is about.


2 lbs pork shoulder
2 tbsp fresh sage
¼ tbsp pepper flakes
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp fresh thyme
1 tbsp olive oil
½ medium onion minced
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp ground coriander
1½ tbsp salt
¼ tsp ground allspice

1. Place the minced onion in a sieve and squeeze all the water out, in a sauté pan add olive oil over medium heat and sweat onions for 2 minutes, add garlic and cook for another 2 minutes. Set aside to cool off.
2. Cut pork shoulder into thin strips. Using the coarse blade, grind pork into a mixing bowl.
3. Combine the onion and garlic mixture with the ground pork, add the rest of the ingredients and mixed together until evenly incorporated.
4. Using a 1½ oz scoop, portion the mixture and form into patties.

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