Christmas Morning Sausage Patties

Christmas Morning Sausage Patties
Christmas Morning Sausage Patties
Slightly sweet from the addition of dried cranberries and toasted pine nuts, these sausage patties are perfect next to a stack of pancakes dripping with butter and maple syrup.Maxime Iattoni

Slightly sweet from the addition of dried cranberries and toasted pine nuts, these sausage patties are perfect next to a stack of pancakes dripping with butter and maple syrup.

Christmas Morning Sausage Patties
Slightly sweet from the addition of dried cranberries and toasted pine nuts, these sausage patties are perfect next to a stack of pancakes dripping with butter and maple syrup.
Yield: makes 12 patties

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lb. ground pork
  • 2½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds, toasted and lightly crushed
  • 2 tsp. dried sage
  • ¼ tsp. dried marjoram
  • ¼ tsp. dried red pepper flake
  • ¼ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • pinches ground cloves
  • 1½ tsp. chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ cups dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • ⅓ cups pine nuts, toasted

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a 12" cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl; using your hands mix and divide into 12 patties about 1" thick. Working in 2 batches, cook patties, flipping once, until brown and cooked through, 10-12 minutes. Transfer to a paper towels to drain before serving.