How To Make Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Nothing says breakfast like waking up to the smells of breakfast sausage simmering on a skillet. Whether in a patty or links, there is no better companion for that pile of hashbrowns and sunny side up egg than a nice helping of flavorful bangers. And while we have nothing against what the great Jimmy Deans makes, you just can’t beat the tastebud explosion that comes when taking a bite out of the homemade good stuff. A little spicy, a little sweet and a whole lot of delicious, you can make your very own breakfast sausage at home with just a couple ingredients and a meat grinder. Get ready to know what morning should taste like.

In this video tutorial you learn to cook your own delicious homemade breakfast sausage. Start your mornings off on the right foot with this absolutely scrumptious recipe!

Breakfast Sausage
5 lbs pork butt
1.5 oz salt
5 tbsp fresh sage, minced
1 tbsp garlic, minced
2 tsp ground white pepper
1 cup ice water
Plastic wrap

  1. Grind pork, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme through a meat grinder.
  2. Using a spoon or your hands, mix the ingredients together.
  3. Place onto plastic wrap.
  4. Roll meat mixture into the plastic wrap.
  5. Prepare to your liking.


  1. is it thyme or sage and what do you do with ice water

    • Hi Julie,

      We used sage but you can also use thyme or a combination of both. The ice water is to be in small amounts to clear the spices and garlic from the meat grinder. Hope that helps!

      Thanks for watching!