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My kids and I love this recipe, but it can be expensive to make every day. Recently I got an idea from the Taco Bell incident. If they can add oats (which are really good for you anyway) to their taco meat, why can't I add it to my sausage? I ground some oats up in my food processor and added it to the sausage with a little water. It tasted great and I got an extra half pound!

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alaboutnow May 06, 2011

I will make this again but the amount of sage in this recipe was too much. Next time I will use half the amount. This may seem a small thing but it totally ruined what I'm sure would have otherwise have been a great recipe. My family all agreed, too.

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DanaJoy! June 15, 2011

Wow, very tasty. Took some ideas from others, made 3lbs ground turkey, 1lb ground pork. Didn't have fennel seeds, but since it's the locorice flavor we want, I substituted with anise extract, I also had star anise which would have also worked. Didn't have thyme either so omitted and it still turned out awesome.I like sausage on the sweet side so added 1 tspoon of brown sugar and 3 teaspoons of maple syrup, which I like on sausage and strangely not on pancakes.

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Puffnstuff June 08, 2011

I subbed 1 lb 90% lean pork and 1 lb white ground turkey, then doubled the spices (used cracked red pepper instead of cayenne). Just my personal preferences. A wonderful tasty recipe for the family! Thank you!!

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thedixongang October 08, 2010

This is very good! my youngest son is allergic to nitrates so store-bought bacon and sausage are a no-no in our house and purchasing nitrate-free foods can be expensive!
This was easy to make, I purchased 4 lbs. ground turkey from Costco, prepped the seasonings (leaving out cayenne & white pepper). The meat was cold! So I used my Kitchen aid mixer to stir it all up. I immediatley cooked up enough for breakfast right then...it was very good. Let the rest sit a couple of hours, formed into patties and baked in the oven and into the freezer they go. This is a trifecta winner at our house: good taste, less cost, and healthy!

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twistedsisterl March 20, 2011

What a blessing this recipe is! We hold to a kosher diet so no Pork :( With this recipe we are able to enjoy a better meat that leaves all other breakfast sausage in the dust.

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henryvance3 April 23, 2011

This is very good. Based on other reviews, I reduced the amount of pepper that I added and we felt that it was not hot enough. Next time I will follow the recipe exactly.

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kfreekave March 13, 2011

This is a very simple and yet very good recipe. I tried it twice, first with the brown sugar and found it too sweet. This was agreed on by the entire family of seven. Second try I used smoked salt in place of regular salt and then doubled the sweet spices. That was a perfect blend and is now my little tweak to the recipe. All the other spices I left the same, save the garlic I only used fresh no powder, just didn't add it in at all. Thanks for an excellent addition to our morning eggs or evening pancake suppers.

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Maeven6 February 05, 2011

Great recipe! so quick to put together, and great to toss in the freezer for quick breakfast sandwiches to-go.
I didn't have white pepper, fennel seeds, or garlic powder though. Instead, I used caraway seeds, minced fresh garlic, and more black pepper. Just the right amount of bite. I can imagine fennel seeds being perfect though, so I'll pick some up for next time.
I used lean ground turkey, omitted salt, and baked them in the oven so they were even healthier, and I didn't feel robbed of flavours. I did add an egg, which I thought worked well.
Overall, great blend of spices. My family thought the addition of allspice flavours were perfect and very interesting.

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angieconway November 22, 2010

AWESOME recipe! The only thing I changed was to cut the Cayenne in half for hubby. REALLY great flavor! I will definitely be making this one again and again! Thank you for sharing!

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chongsah January 12, 2013
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