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Homemade Beef Breakfast Sausage Patties


"A delicious alternative to pork sausage."
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1 d 15 m servings 215 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 patties)


  • Calories:
  • 215 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.7 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 19.2 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 648 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir the brown sugar, sage, salt, basil, black pepper, onion powder, marjoram, and red pepper flakes together in a small bowl. Place the ground beef in a large bowl; mix the spice blend into the ground beef with your hands until evenly integrated. Refrigerate for 24 hours to let the flavors blend.
  2. Divide the ground beef mixture into 8 patties.
  3. Place a large skillet over medium heat; cook the patties in the skillet until firm, hot, and cooked in the center, 5 to 7 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

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I have been looking for a recipe like this for a long time because my family doesn't eat pork. Thanks for posting.

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Based on the reviews, what didn't work wasn't the recipe as much as it was the cook. I believe I made 2 mistakes which I will correct on the next round. Mistake #1 was to buy super lean ground b...

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I have been looking for a recipe like this for a long time because my family doesn't eat pork. Thanks for posting.

mmmwow! These were amazing!! Instead of sugar I used honey, instead of red pepper I used cayenne hot sauce, and instead of all those fillers I get in sausages from grocery stores I got a good ho...

Good but not spicy enough for me, i added 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes.

The sausage were good, however I did double the spice as I could tell it wouldn't be enough. The first time I made it I just had some leftover ground chuck from another recipe so I had to adjust...

Wanted sausage patties and gravy to go over biscuits, but had only hamburger, no pork sausage. This was an excellent substitution if you don't have any pork sausage!! Thanks for sharing!!

Thank you sooo much I've missed sausage sence my husband and I gave up pork. Awsome! :-)

Easy to make and DELICIOUS! I use a little extra sugar and less red pepper just because I like it sweeter and not as spicy. Great sausage by itself or in a casserole!! Thanks!

I hate pork & had some extra ground beef so I decided to have breakfast for dinner & made these patties. I used fresh finely diced red chili peppers & sauteed them with finely diced onion. I d...

Mmmm this IS a good alternative to pork sausage. After mixing I refridgerated to two days before cooking.