Simple Homemade Breakfast Sausage Spice Blend


I love having homemade spice mixes on hand like this breakfast sausage spice blend. It makes food prep so easy and flavorful! Plus, it avoids unwanted allergens, like milk powder, that can pop up in some seasonings.

This is a really basic mix. You can add other spices like fennel, oregano, or crushed red pepper if you prefer.

Simple Homemade Breakfast Sausage Spice Blend

Special Diet Notes: Breakfast Sausage Spice Blend

This recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, paleo, and vegetarian.

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Spice Blend
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This simple mix is delicious with ground pork, ground turkey, ground chicken, or even vegan ground "meat." Use 1 ounce of the spice mix for every 3 pounds of meat or "meat."
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10 ounces (enough for 30 pounds of meat)
  • 5 ounces ground black pepper
  • 2 ounces salt
  • 2 ounces ground nutmeg
  • 1 ounce crushed sage
  1. Combine the pepper, salt, nutmeg, and salt in an airtight container. Store sealed at room temperature.
  2. Stir 1 ounce of this spice mix into 3 pounds of ground meat or "meat." If you have time, let the meat chill in the refrigerator for an hour or more before cooking.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

1 Comment

  1. My 2 year old has to be milk dairy soya gluten wheat free. all he has is warbs free from brown bread n heinz beans n tescos waffles n kara milk n free from butter. Before we found out he had intollirance he loved sausages burgers scrambled egg etc .. Now very limited need recipes so he can enjoy food again or a shop were can buy from.

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