Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Homemade Beef Sausage - without Nitrates

Yes, we can make our own sausage without nitrates and unnecessary additives!  Here's how!

This recipe is from Best of Grain Free Meal Plans - Volume 1 - by Cara Faus
3 lbs of ground beef
1-2 onions, chopped finely
1/2 teaspoon of 3 different sweet spices (cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, ginger etc)
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon each of at least 5 different savory spices (cumin, coriander, ground pepper, sage, oregano, etc)
2 teaspoons sea salt
1 tablespoon basil
2 eggs
Mix all ingredients together with a fork or a stand mixer until spices are thoroughly mixed into the meat. Shape into patties and fry in coconut oil on med to med-high until no longer pink in the center. If you're pressed for time, only cook the amount you need today and form the rest into patties to stick in the freezer for later use. If you have more time today and would like to save time later, slightly under cook all the patties and freeze. The patties will finish cooking with reheating.