Amish Sausage
  • Servings: 2 logs
  • 2 pounds lean ground pork, or ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  1. In a deep bowl, combine all ingredients, using hands.
  2. On waxed paper, shape and roll into two logs, 6 inches long and 2 inches in diameter.
  3. Wrap in plastic wrap or foil and refrigerate over night.
  4. Slice rolls into rounds about 1/2 inch thick and fry in heavy skillet over medium heat, for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
  5. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately. Makes 24 slices.
I love sausage but not all the fat and other things that are usually in it. Perfect solution, make my own. I started making this a couple of years ago and everyone loves it.