SALT FREE Homemade Sausage Patties

This delicious homemade sausage is scented with sage and has a subtle red pepper kick. Welcome back to breakfast, low sodium dieters!

Serves 8.

SODIUM CONTENT: 72 mg per serving


2 lbs. ground pork
1 egg
2 t. brown sugar
2 1/2 t. ground sage
1 t. dried marjoram
3/4 t. dried red pepper flakes
1/2 t. freshly ground black pepper
1/4 t. ground rosemary


Combine ingredients in a large bowl and mix well using a fork or your hands. Form mixture into sixteen round (2- to 3-inch) patties. Heat griddle or skillet over medium and brown patties on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Lower heat to medium-low or even low if they seem to be burning.  Drain on paper towels before serving.

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23 Responses to SALT FREE Homemade Sausage Patties

  1. Nancy says:

    Your sausage recipe sounds delicious, but I am a little confused. It says it is Salt Free Homemade Sausage Patties, but underneath the picture it states there is 95.6 mg sodium content—????

  2. Christy says:

    Hi Nancy,

    The recipe is salt free but there is naturally occurring sodium in all of the ingredients.

    Hope this helps!

  3. Stacy says:

    OMG, after trying 4 different breakfast sausage recipes, I found this one. It is the best and only one I will ever us.
    My husband who has chf though he was never going to have breakfast sausage again.
    Thanks the keep up with all the great recipes

    • Christy says:

      WOW! Thanks so much for writing that, Stacy! Totally made my day. Glad to hear you’re enjoying this recipe so much; hope you find others to enjoy too! Wishing you all the very best, Christy

  4. Jason Casteel says:

    This looks tasty and easy. I can’t wait to try this vegitarian style. This might even be good with TVP. Most so called “easy” recipes are anything but.

    • Christy says:

      Yes, I totally agree, Jason – easy is never quite that, huh? LOL Let me know if you have success with the TVP version. I’d love to share a vegan version with my sausage loving (now vegan) family!! Wishing you the best! Christy

  5. Blair K. says:

    Can’t wait to try this! I am new to low salt cooking (husband recently diagnosed with high blood pressure) and thought it meant good-bye to sausage, even the “healthy” poultry variety. But decided to look around for alternatives and found this and your wonderful site. I’ll be back!

  6. Ruth Scott says:

    I just made this, taste wonderful. Thank you. We’re having it on pizza.

  7. Jen says:

    Great flavor! Works well to freeze into patties individually wrapped to pull out when needed. Thank you.

  8. Sheryl says:

    Thanks for this recipe! Easy to mix up, freezes well and tastes good.

  9. Dana says:

    Thank you Christy, my daughter was just diagnosed with Meniere’s and you site has been so informational and helpful to me. She is visiting from Sydney and I was able to make this sausage for breakfast this morning. It was great everyone happily ate it, even Baby Girl (18 months)!!!!

    • Christy says:

      Hi Dana! Wonderful to hear!! I’m thrilled knowing the site and recipes are proving so helpful. Enjoy the visit! Best wishes to you all, Christy

    • Ruth Pinkus says:

      I am 72. I was diagnosed with endolymphatic hydrops (Meniere’s is one variety of this) at 27. All these years I’ve been looking for low sodium foods & recipes. I need protein in my breakfast, but now can’t eat dairy foods, so the yogurt I’ve been eating for many years is out. This looks like a great solution!

  10. tina presnell says:

    Going to try will let you know!
    Tk u

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