Mexican Breakfast Sausage

Mexican breakfast sausage blend

Bring the flavors of your favorite Mexican food and a bit of heat to your breakfast with these Mexican spiced breakfast sausages


  • 1/2 Yellow onion
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Shrimp (Ground)
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 lb Ground Pork


  1. In a food processor, puree the onion till it is almost a paste. Add in the spices and pules to combine.
  2. Place the ground pork in a bowl and pour the onion mixture over the top. Using clean hands or a wire masher, mix all the ingredient together.
  3. Grab a golf ball size amount of meat and shape into a patty. Repeat with the rest of the meat.
  4. Cook immediately or place the patties on a greased cookie sheet and freeze for 1 hour. After an hour they patties can be transferred into a freezer safe bag.

Cooking the patties

  1. If cooking from fresh- heat up a cast iron skillet and once hot add the patties. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the bottoms are brown and the top is turning beige in color. Flip and cook for 1-2 minutes, until the juices run clear. Remove from skillet and serve.
  2. If cooking from frozen- Start with a cold cast iron pan, place your patties inside, and put a lid on it. Turn the burner to medium and allow to cook till you hear a lot of sputtering (5-7 minutes depending on your stove). Remove the lid. When the patties are brown on the bottom and beige on the top it's time to flip them over. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, until the juices run clear, the remove from the skillet and serve.


Keywords: Breakfast, dairy free, Gluten free, Paleo, pork