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These savory breakfast sides are also delicious made with ground chicken.

Sage Breakfast Patties

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Prep Time: More than 60 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Side Dish
Ingredient Description:
1 lb. coarsely ground fresh pork, chilled
8 oz. coarsely ground fresh pork fat
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp. fresh sage, minced
2 Tbsp. fresh thyme, minced
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tsp. vegetable oil

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the pork, fat, garlic, salt, pepper, sage, thyme and cayenne pepper.  Mix the ingredients and chill for at least one hour.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions.  Form into balls and then flatten into patties.
  3. Heat a nonstick 10-in. fry pan on medium heat until the rim of the pan is hot to the touch.  Add the oil and allow to heat an additional minute. 
  4. Add the patties and sauté for four minutes on each side or until golden brown.  Drain on paper towel and serve.