Breakfast is probably one of my favorite meals of the day so I am always looking for ways to spruce it up or make it more enjoyable. A couple of years ago I purchased a meat grinder attachment to my Kitchenaid stand mixer. Remembering I had this got me thinking about trying to make my own Breakfast Sausage.
I decided for my first attempt I would stick with just one type of meat, so I started with boneless pork chops. I opted for a family size pack and decided to make a double batch. One for patties and one for sausage gravy.
I cut the chops into strips for easier feeding through the attachment.
Once the grinder attachment was a fixed to my mixer I went to work.
I feed the meat through until I had it all ground and into my bowl.
Next I mixed in seasoning to spice up the sausage.
I added the following:
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp maple herb rub
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt
This went with about 1.5 lbs of ground meat.
I hand mixed it together.
Next I split the mixture in half and made 6 patties and put the rest into a container to use with sausage gravy.
I then went to work baking the patties at 400 degrees for approximately 20 minutes, flipping the patties at 10 minutes.
The end results were delicious and a hit with my girls and hubby.
Have you made your own breakfast meat? If so leave a comment and share what you did.
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