Easy Ground Beef Sausage- A Staple at Our House

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We found this recipe for sausage seasoning several years ago and it has been a staple of ours ever since.  We keep it in a jelly jar in our cupboard and simply add 2 T. to 1 lb. of ground beef to make a flavorful (pork free!) sausage.  You could use this seasoning on any other kind of meat as well.

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Sausage Seasoning
(Originally from Heavenly Homemakers)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp ginger
2 tsp marjoram
2 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp black pepper
4 tsp basil
4 tsp sage
4 tsp thyme
4 tsp salt

Mix and store in an airtight container.

Use 2 T of seasoning per 1 lb of meat.  Add the seasoning before browning the meat. 
We usually make extra sausage to freeze.  It's great to have on hand frozen and ready to use.

We like to use this sausage in:
Scrambled eggs
Quiches
Spaghetti
Lasagna
Quesadillas
Biscuits and Gravy (recipe below)

Sausage Gravy
(To be served over biscuits- or waffles as I did below)
2 cups sausage
2 T. flour
2 cups milk
Heat the sausage in a pan.  Add the flour and cook for several minutes.  Stir in 1 cup milk and stir till thickened.  Add the other 1 cup of milk and continue to cook until thickened.  Enjoy!

Leave a comment if you mix up the seasoning and let me know how you used the sausage!

 One of my recent creations was to make biscuits and gravy over a fried egg and waffles- oh yum!

One of my recent creations was to make biscuits and gravy over a fried egg and waffles- oh yum!