BASIC COUNTRY BEEF BREAKFAST SAUSAGE

Cooked Beef Sausage --
 
  • Total Recipe Time: 15 to 20 minutes
  • Makes 2-1/2 cups crumbles or 4 patties

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  2. 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  3. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  4. 1 teaspoon onion powder
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BASIC COUNTRY BEEF BREAKFAST SAUSAGE

  1. Combine Ground Beef and seasonings in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Form mixture into patties or use as crumbles following directions below.
  2. To make patties, lightly shape beef mixture into four 1/2-inch thick patties. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add patties; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
  3. To prepare crumbles, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  • Two to 2-1/2 cups fully cooked beef sausage crumbles can be frozen for 3 to 4 months. To use, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add frozen crumbles and cook 6 to 9 minutes or until crumbles reach 165°F, stirring occasionally.
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