Maple Venison Sausage

maple venison sausage

This hunting season my husband and I were both blessed to get a deer.  Now, my deer was admiringly, small and young, so we made most of it into delicious steaks.  My husband on the other hand shot great-grand-father big buck.  Yes, quite a story, but for another day.

Few things float my boat like making my own food.  I seriously had the best time grinding 40 pounds of meat, then playing with spices until I had three amazing sausage recipes. Here is the third!

PSSST!  Don’t be surprised if it works great for ground turkey as well!!!

Maple Venison Sausage

Meal type Breakfast
Misc Freezable, Serve Hot
Region American
By author Kayla Howard

Ingredients

  • 15lb ground venison (I suggest adding at least 20% fat)
  • 2 tablespoons thyme
  • 1 tablespoon marjoram
  • 6 tablespoons sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons sage
  • 3 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 - 3 tablespoon maple extract (depending on your taste preference)

Directions

1 kaylahoward.com venison sausageMix all ingredients together well.
2 kaylahoward.com venison sausageFreeze in appropriate portions for your family. It will taste and keep best if you shape it into a log, then slice off rounds when it comes time to cook. I like to put my logs in plastic bread sacks to better protect the flavor in the freezer. Then I wrap them in freezer paper!
3 kaylahoward.com venison sausageWrap and label in freezer paper. Store in freezer until ready to cook for an amazing breakfast treat!

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